He has been given a two-year contract by the Odisha Cricket Affiliation
Former Take a look at opener and home veteran Wasim Jaffer was on Wednesday named chief coach of the Odisha senior facet for the upcoming home season.
“He [Jaffer] would be the head coach. He has been given a two-year contract,” Subrata Behera, Odisha Cricket Affiliation (OCA) CEO instructed PTI.
The choice was taken following a gathering of OCA’s Cricket Advisory Committee as Jaffer would change former state captain Rashmi Parida, who was on the helm for 2 seasons.
“Moreover growth of cricket throughout all age-groups, he [Jaffer] will even be part of coaches growth programme throughout the state,” OCA secretary Sanjay Behera stated in an announcement.
This might be Jaffer’s second stint as the pinnacle coach of any state crew. Following his retirement in March 2020, Jaffer, who’s the main run-scorer in Ranji Trophy, had coached Uttarakhand however he later resigned following a fall-out with the affiliation.
Jaffer, who performed 31 Checks and two ODIs, can also be the batting coach of the Punjab Kings within the IPL.
The Mumbai stalwart later performed for Vidarbha in direction of the top of his illustrious profession successful back-to-back Ranji Trophy and the Irani Cup.
Odisha had final reached the Ranji Trophy quarter-finals in the 2019-20 season after they misplaced out to Bengal after a draw.
The camp for the senior crew is slated to start from July 25, topic to the state authorities’s approval retaining in thoughts the Covid-19 pointers.
The BCCI introduced the return of the Ranji Trophy just lately, to be performed from November 16, 2021 to February 19, 2022.