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IPL: Amol Muzumdar to join Rajasthan Royals as batting coach

IANS  |  Jaipur 

has appointed domestic stalwart as their batting for the upcoming edition of the (IPL), it was announced on Tuesday.

Muzumdar, along with of Zubin Bharucha and bowling Sairaj Bahutule, will oversee Rajasthan Royals' first camp in their hometown from March 13 at the here.

"We are proud to have on board as the team's batting His record on domestic circuit speaks for his greatness. The young batsmen will get so much to learn from him and develop their skills," Bharucha said.

"Amol and Sairaj both bring skill, experience and vehemence that will surely drive the of the team in the right direction," he added.

said he was honoured to be part of and was eager to work with the players.

"These are exciting times for a batsman. Twenty20 has completely changed the contours of the game. The skill-sets are different, the game is more happening. There is never a dull moment," he said.

"As a coach one has to constantly innovate and adapt while guiding the youngsters acquire new batting skills and keeping the basics of the game intact at the same time. It is a role I am excited about," Muzumdar added.

Muzumdar made his first-class debut for Playing the pre-quarterfinal against Haryana, Muzumdar racked up 260, setting a world record for the highest first-class score on debut.

In 171 first class matches, Muzumdar has scored a staggering 11,167 runs at an average of 48.13 runs with 30 hundreds and 60 half centuries.

Muzumdar holds second position, behind teammate Wasim Jaffer, in the list of all-time run scorers in the with 9,202 runs.

--IANS

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First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 15:22 IST
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