Rajasthan Royals parted methods with its head coach Andrew McDonald forward of this yr’s Indian Premier League. Trevor Penney, who has beforehand labored with the Indian workforce – has been named the lead assistant coach, the franchise stated in a press release.

Penney will work carefully with the Royals’ Director of Cricket, Kumar Sangakkara, captain Sanju Samson and the management workforce comprising the teaching workers – spin bowling coach Sairaj Bahatule, quick bowling coach Rob Cassell, and fielding coach Dishant Yagnik.

As a part of the restructuring, Amol Muzumdar’s position transitions to an out-of-season Excessive Efficiency Batting coach to assist the squad and RR academies.

McDonald took cost of the workforce final yr, however the workforce struggled and completed on the backside of the desk.

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“Everybody at Rajasthan Royals wish to thank Andrew for his efforts in the direction of the IPL season 13. He coached the workforce throughout an extremely difficult COVID restricted interval and we wish to want him all the perfect for his future endeavours with the Australian Males’s Cricket Workforce and the Birmingham Phoenix within the Hundred”, stated Jake Lush McCrum, COO, Rajasthan Royals.

“It is implausible to have Trevor Penney on board right here at Rajasthan Royals. He is very skilled and understands the sport very nicely which I’m positive will assist contribute to the gamers’ and squad’s total development. I am assured Trevor’s appointment goes to set us on the fitting pathway and will probably be great to have him work with our squad,” stated Sangakkara on Penney’s appointment.


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