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Praveen Amre (center) was also the Talent Scout Head of Delhi from 2014 to 2019.
Former Indian player Praveen Amre was appointed assistant coach of Delhi Capitals. He will serve as an assistant to head coach Ricky Ponting over the next 2 seasons. Delhi Capitals team management announced this on Wednesday. Amre was also the Talent Scout Head of Delhi from 2014 to 2019.
Amre thanked Delhi Capitals franchise
Amre, 52, thanked the Delhi franchise after being appointed as assistant coach. He said, ‘I am thankful to the team management of Delhi Capitals, who added me to the board. Delhi team reached the final of IPL-2020. In such a situation, this is a great time to join the team. I am ready to work with Ricky Ponting and the rest of the players once again.
CEO of Delhi franchise welcomed Amre
At the same time, Delhi franchisee CEO Dheeraj Malhotra welcomed Amre into the team. He said that the core players of our team are Indian players. Therefore the same process should be applied in the coaching staff. There are few coaches in the country who have complete knowledge of domestic cricket. Amre is one of them. Our franchisees got batsmen like Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant and Prithvi Shaw under their guidance. Their experience will be of great help to our team.
Amre played 37 Tests for India
Amre played 11 Tests and 37 ODIs for India. He coached Mumbai in domestic cricket and won the Ranji Trophy title 3 times. He has worked privately with several Indian players.