The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) has sought applications for the post of its senior team’s head coach, including, among others, an eligibility criteria of a minimum 50 first-class matches.Also Read - 'Give chance to Arjun Tendulkar now', 'MI and CSK need some miracle'- Twitter Reacts To RCB Victory Over MI
“On the recommendation of Cricket Improvement Committee, applications are hereby invited for the post of Mumbai Senior Men Team Coach,” the MCA stated in a note posted on its website, adding that the interested candidates should apply before May 24. Also Read - Vijay Hazare Trophy: Himachal Pradesh Beat Tamil Nadu By 11 Runs to Win Maiden Title
As per its eligibility criteria, the applicant “should have played at least 50 first-class matches, should be NCA certified coach, should have experience of coaching a state team/IPL franchisee/NCA and should be residing in Mumbai.” Last season, Mumbai had initially appointed Amit Pagnis as the coach for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, but after its disastrous show in the national T20 tournament, he stepped down. Also Read - TN vs SAU Dream11 Team Prediction, Fantasy Hints Vijay Hazare ODD Semifinal 2: Captain, Playing 11s, Top Fantasy Picks- Tamil Nadu vs Saurashtra; Injury And Team News For Today's Match at KL Saini Ground at 9 AM IST December 24 Friday
The cricket body then named former India off-spinner Ramesh Powar as the head coach for the Vijay Hazare Trophy, which the domestic giants won. Mumbai have won the coveted Ranji Trophy a record 41 times.