Cricket - August 8, 2022

Manoj Prabhakar appointed head coach of Nepal men’s national cricket team

Former Indian cricketer Manoj Prabhakar has now become the head coach of the Nepal national men’s cricket team. Now he will be seen guiding the Nepali players.

The Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) on Monday announced the appointment of Manoj Prabhakar as its head coach. This former India all-rounder has a lot of experience in the coaching field. He has already coached different Ranji teams in India.

Cricket Association of Nepal took to his official Twitter handle and informed about the appointment of 59-year-old Manoj Prabhakar as the coach. The tweet read, “Former Indian star all-rounder and Ranji Trophy winning coach Manoj Prabhakar has been appointed as the head coach of the Nepal National Cricket Team.

Prabhakar has played 39 test matches and 130 one-day international matches for India. As a coach, he has experience of working with Delhi, Rajasthan and UP Ranji teams as well as Afghanistan cricket team.

Prabhakar represented India in 39 Tests and 130 ODIs during the 1980s and 1990s. He took 96 wickets in Tests and 157 wickets in ODIs while scoring 3458 runs in both formats. After retiring from cricket, Manoj initially took over as the head coach of Rajasthan and then worked as a bowling coach for Delhi. He used to play for Delhi in domestic cricket.

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