Gautam Gambhir Delegated New Lead trainer of Indian Cricket Crew

Gautam Gambhir
Preeti Bali / 7:06 am / July 10, 2024

In a significant leadership change, former Indian cricketer and World Cup champion Gautam Gambhir has been appointed as the new head coach of the Indian Cricket Team, succeeding Rahul Dravid.


Announcement by BCCI Secretary Jay Shah

On Tuesday night, BCCI secretary Jay Shah authoritatively declared Gambhir’s new job. “It gives me extraordinary delight to invite Mr. @GautamGambhir as the new Lead trainer of the Indian Cricket Crew. Present day cricket has advanced quickly, and Gautam has firmly seen this change. Having flourished in different limits all through his vocation, I’m certain that Gautam is the ideal individual to lead Indian Cricket forward. His reasonable vision for #TeamIndia, alongside his broad experience, makes him obviously appropriate for this intriguing and exceptionally desired training position. The @BCCI is completely strong of him as he leaves on this new excursion,” Shah shared via virtual entertainment.

Gambhir’s Winning Streak and Coaching Credentials

Known for his triumphant mindset, Gambhir brings an abundance of involvement and assurance to his new job as the mentor of the Indian group, which as of late gotten the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 in the Caribbean as a goodbye recognition for active mentor Dravid.


Previous Role with Kolkata Knight Riders

Prior to this appointment, Gambhir served as a mentor for IPL Champions Kolkata Knight Riders. The Delhi-born left-hander led the Kolkata-based team to victory, securing the trophy for the Shah Rukh Khan-owned franchise after more than a decade. He now aims to extend his successful leadership with the Indian national team.


Key Contributions to Indian Cricket

Gambhir was an integral part of the 2011 World Cup-winning squad, delivering a crucial 97-run performance in the final to help secure the title on home soil after nearly thirty years. 


Looking Ahead: Gambhir’s New Role

At 42, Gambhir is well-equipped for this high-profile position and is expected to play a crucial role in steering the Indian cricket team in the coming years.

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