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newscricket7 months ago

Wanted to coach Vidarbha but they didn’t receive my call or messages, reveals Wasim Jaffer

Wasim Jaffer has revealed that although Vidarbha was his first preference for coaching, VCA Vice-president Prashant Vaidya didn’t receive his call nor did he respond to his messages. Jaffer has further added that he looks up to Balwinder Singh Sandhu and Chandrakant Pandit for coaching philosophy.
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newscricket7 months ago

Dilip Vengsarkar tears into MCA for losing out on services of Wasim Jaffer

Legendary Mumbai cricketer Dilip Vengsarkar launched a verbal onslaught on the Mumbai Cricket Association for their inefficiency after they missed out on the chance to appoint Wasim Jaffer as the state side’s head coach. Earlier this week, Uttarakhand snapped up Jaffer as the team’s head coach.
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newscricket9 months ago

Two years of first-class cricket should be mandatory before playing IPL, suggests Chandrakant Pandit

Chandrakant Pandit feels that youngsters, after securing fat IPL checks, often lose their head and believes that they would need to be exposed to two years of first-class cricket before given an IPL opportunity. Pandit feels Ranji performances should be considered as important as IPL cameos.
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featurecricket10 months ago

My experience as a player in Vidarbha can help me as coach if picked, reveals Wasim Jaffer

Wasim Jaffer, while revealing that he wasn’t contacted by Vidarbha officially, is confident that his experience as a player can help him as a coach big-time. Jaffer has further added that he is proud of the way Vidarbha played in the last three years when he was there as a playing mentor.
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featurecricket10 months ago

Devendra Bundela hopes for a bright future for Madhya Pradesh cricket under Chandrakant Pandit

Chandrakant Pandit’s appointment as Madhya Pradesh head coach has come as good news for the state’s most experienced cricketer Devendra Bundela, who acted as the batting coach this season. Bundela retired in 2018 and has since taken over as the batting coach, with Abbas Ali as the head coach.
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newscricket10 months ago

Reports | Wasim Jaffer to replace Chandrakant Pandit as Vidarbha head coach

A couple of days after Chandrakant Pandit exited Vidarbha coaching role for Madhya Pradesh, reports have emerged that Wasim Jaffer might replace the Mumbaikar in the role. Jaffer, who played the last two years of his first-class career with Vidarbha, retired from the sport earlier this year.
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featurecricket10 months ago

Chandrakant Pandit - The hard task-master on a mission to democratize his 'unique' philosophy

If you ever have witnessed a Chandrakant Pandit net session carefully, you might fail to understand his process at first - one moment, he seems like a best friend to his wards and a moment later, a hard task-master. A coach of varied philosophy, you might say.
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newscricket10 months ago

Nobody expected Vidarbha to win back-to-back Ranji titles when I joined, says Chandrakant Pandit

Chandrakant Pandit, one of the most successful coaches in domestic cricket, reckons nobody expected his Vidarbha side to clinch back-to-back Ranji Trophy titles when he took over in 2017. Under Pandit, Vidarbha not only won their only two Ranji titles, they also backed it up Irani Trophy triumphs.
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newscricket10 months ago

Ranji Trophy 2020-21 | Chandrakant Pandit named Madhya Pradesh coach

Domestic cricket’s most successful coach Chandrakant Pandit has been named the head coach of the Madhya Pradesh team for the upcoming season. Madhya Pradesh finished seventh last season, while Pandit led the Vidarbha side to successive Ranji Trophy triumphs in 2017-18 and 2018-19.
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newscricket10 months ago

Request BCCI to reconsider Sanjay Manjrekar sacking, pleads Chandrakant Pandit

Former India cricketer and renowned coach Chandrakant Pandit has requested the BCCI to reconsider their decision to sack Sanjay Manjrekar and believes that the board’s decision to sack the latter sends a wrong message. Manjrekar, last week, was relieved of his duties as a commentator by the BCCI.
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