VVS Laxman appointed as head coach for Indian cricket team led by Gaikwad for Asian Games, promising a winning journey

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Indian Men’s Cricket Team Prepares for ODI World Cup Opener as Asian Games Begin in China

VVS Laxman to take over head coach duties for Asian Games

Cricket Returns to Asian Games

After being excluded in 2018, cricket is back at the Asian Games for the third time in history. For the first time ever, India will be sending their men’s team to participate in the event.

Key Dates and Format

  • The women’s team will kick off the cricket event on September 19.
  • India starts from the quarterfinal phase based on their ICC ranking.
  • The men’s event begins on September 28, with the final on October 7.

VVS Laxman to Lead Men’s Team as Head Coach

Indian cricket legend and National Cricket Academy chief VVS Laxman will take over the role of head coach for the men’s Asian Games squad. His support staff will include Sairaj Bahutule as bowling coach and Munish Bali as fielding coach.

Hrishikesh Kanitkar appointed Interim Head Coach for Women’s Team

Former India all-rounder Hrishikesh Kanitkar will serve as the interim head coach for India’s women’s team. His support staff will include Rajib Dutta as the bowling coach and Subhadeep Ghosh as the fielding coach.

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