Sourav Ganguly Captain-cum-Mentor of Pune Warriors

Lucknow, Mar 23 (IANS): Sahara Pune Warriors Thursday announced that former India captain Sourav Ganguly will be the captain-cum-mentor of the franchise for the fifth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) starting April 4.

"We are extremely proud that the legendary all-rounder and one of the most successful captains of the Indian cricket team, Sourav Ganguly, is the captain and mentor of Pune Warriors India in this season of IPL," said Subrata Roy Sahara, managing worker and chairman of Sahara India Pariwar.

"I am sure that his experience, expertise and deep understanding of the nuances of the game will definitely infuse an exemplary spirit of passion and commitment amongst the members of the team," he said.

South African fast bowling legend Allan Donald will be the bowling coach while Praveen Amre will be the batting coach. Paddy Upton will be mental conditioning and high performance coach of the team.


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  • arun menezes, mangalore

    Sat, Mar 24 2012

    The best brain in Indian cricket, still feel you are the best Indian captain had.You were not treated well by the board. Love to see huge sixes again on Ground, would love to see you in action and honestly pray that you win this season's IPL.

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