IPL: Ajit Agarkar set to be Delhi Capitals assistant coach | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar is about to affix Delhi Capitals because the assistant coach of the franchise this season. Agarkar is prone to be part of the Capitals setup as soon as he finishes his commentary commitments throughout Sri Lanka’s tour of India which can conclude with the pink-ball Take a look at in Bengaluru on March 16.
Former Australia allrounder James Hopes was with the Capitals over the previous few seasons.
“Agarkar and Capitals have sealed the deal. The announcement will probably be made quickly. Agarkar will get into the bubble instantly after the Sri Lanka collection,” a supply advised TOI. It’s learnt that the home gamers have been requested by franchises to be able to assemble in Mumbai round March 15. The IPL is prone to begin on March 27.
Roping in marketing consultant for T20 WC?
Agarkar’s appointment has come at a time when there’s hypothesis that the Indian group administration is taking part in with the thought of bringing in a pace-bowling marketing consultant within the run-up to the T20 World Cup. Together with Agarkar, Mumbai Indians’ director of cricket Zaheer Khan is taken into account to be a candidate to be the mentor for Team India.
“Nothing has been determined but. BCCI has not obtained any request from the group administration but. Paras Mhambrey is doing a effective job as a bowling coach. He will probably be round. To get added providers of a senior professionals who’ve bowled in high-pressure World Cups may very well be beneficiary. It’s all an thought. However with each Agarkar and Zaheer working with IPL groups. It’s most unlikely that the franchises will launch both of them. One needs to be very cautious with the conflict-of-interest clause,” the supply added.

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