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Gautam Gambhir appointed as India’s new head coach

The 42-year-old Gautam Gambhir takes over a team riding a wave of immense success.

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Tuesday, July 9, 2024

MUMBAI: Former cricketer Gautam Gambhir will be India’s next head coach, succeeding Rahul David, BCCI secretary Jay Shah made the announcement via X (formerly Twitter).

The 42-year-old Gambhir takes over India who recently won the T20 World Cup championship.

“It is with immense pleasure that I welcome Mr @GautamGambhir as the new Head Coach of the Indian Cricket Team. Modern-day cricket has evolved rapidly, and Gautam has witnessed this changing landscape up close. Having endured the grind and excelled in various roles throughout his career, I am confident that Gautam is the ideal person to steer Indian Cricket forward,” Shah said.

“His clear vision for #TeamIndia, coupled with his vast experience, positions him perfectly to take on this exciting and most sought-after coaching role. The @BCCI fully supports him as he embarks on this new journey,” he added.

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