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Joshi, Powar among 20 applicants for Indian women's coach job; NZ batswoman too in hunt

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Former spinners and will be among 20 candidates to be interviewed for the role of the women's in tomorrow.

Others who will be interviewed are former wicket-keepers and Vijay Yadav, former women's and Suman Sharma, who earlier served as the when Purnima Rau was in charge.

Maria Fahey, who played two Tests and 51 ODIs for New Zealand, has also applied for the job. The 34-year-old is currently a at the in Guntur.

and Powar can be considered strong contenders. Powar, who played two Tests and 31 ODIs, is already serving as the after the controversial exit of

Joshi's experience as will also be hard to ignore. The left-arm spinner who represented in 15 Tests and 69 ODIs, has had coaching stints with and most recently The veteran of 160 first-class games has also coached Jammu and Kashmir, and

COA member Diana Edulji, BCCI operations GM and will be conducting the interviews.

The BCCI had invited applications for the coach's role after Arothe's bitter exit. He and senior players of the team developed serious differences 12 months after he took the team to final.

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First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 15:25 IST