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Nepal appoint Manoj Prabhakar as head coach

Nepal have appointed former Indian cricketer Manoj Prabhakar as their head coach. He replaces Pubudu Dassanayake, who resigned from the put up in July citing private causes to take up an identical job in Canada.

Prabhakar performed 39 Take a look at matches and 130 ODIs for India in a global profession that spanned from 1984 to 1996. He has coached the Delhi, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh groups, and was the bowling coach of Delhi once they gained the Ranji Trophy in 2008. Prabhakar was dismissed from the position two days earlier than the beginning of the 2011-12 Ranji Trophy season for making crucial feedback concerning the gamers and selectors.

He additionally served as bowling coach of Afghanistan in 2015, persevering with in that position for the 2016 World T20, the place the facet beat West Indies, the eventual champions.

“Seeing the curiosity for cricket in Nepal, their expertise and ability stage, I am actually wanting ahead to working with the Nepal cricket crew to make them right into a cricketing pressure to be reckoned with,” Prabhakar mentioned upon the announcement.

Nepal are at the moment concerned within the ICC Cricket World Cup League 2, the place they at the moment sit second from backside, having gained eight video games and misplaced eleven. They completed high of their group on the 2022 Males’s T20 International Qualifier A, earlier than shedding to the UAE within the semifinal.

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