CAB extends VVS Laxman’s contract as batting consultant

The contract of VVS Laxman which is expiring in October 2021 as the Batting Consultant, has been extended till March 2022

The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) on Saturday extended former India batsman VVS Laxman‘s contract as the batting consultant of the side.

Sourasish Lahiri has been promoted as assistant coach of the Senior Bengal Team considering his performance as a Coach at the U23 Bengal Men’s Team. Former international cricketer and former Bengal skipper, Laxmi Ratan Shukla is set to be appointed as U23 Bengal Team Coach and the same is being finalized.

Former Bengal speedster, Shib Shankar Paul has been appointed as the bowling coach for all the Bengal Squads.

“In addition to above, contract of Former Indian Stalwart, VVS Laxman, which was expiring in October 2021 as the Batting Consultant, has been extended till March 2022. Utpal Chatterjee would continue to be the spin bowling coach for all the Bengal squads,” an official statement of CAB stated.

CAB extends VVS Laxman's contract as batting consultant

As far as Women’s coaching staff is concerned, Rituparna Roy would be the head Coach while Charanjit Singh would be the Assistant Coach of the Bengal Senior Women’s Team.

“On behalf of the Association, I wish the Former Cricketers who have been given newer responsibilities all the best and am confident that they would be able to use their wealth of experience to help Bengal Cricket earn laurels in the forthcoming domestic season,” said CAB President Avishek Dalmiya.

“We have made some new appointments keeping in mind their merit and talents. We want Bengal cricket to shine and we have made changes that we deemed fit to that end. We wish the new appointees all the best and hope they can get the best out of the various Bengal teams,” said CAB Secretary Snehashis Ganguly.

Earlier, the CAB had announced that Arun Lal would continue to be the chief coach of the senior Bengal team for the 2021-22 season. 

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