World Cup-winning former India coach Gary Kirsten would be the ‘Mentor’ of the franchise which is anticipating to get its formal ‘Letter of Intent’ (LOI) in the course of the month.
“As far as I have heard, they have signed Ashish as their head coach and someone who would be in overall charge of the franchise. Solanki will be the ‘Director of Cricket’ and also expected to double up as batting coach and Kirsten will be in a mentorship role,” a senior IPL supply advised PTI on situations of anonymity.
“The Ahmedabad franchise can’t announce it formally as it is a BCCI diktat and they can only make a formal announcement after they get the LOI. The head honchos of Ahmedabad franchise has already interviewed the trio and short-listed them for the season,” the supply stated.
Nehra has earlier been a coach with Royal Challengers Bangalore the place Kirsten was additionally concerned for a few seasons.
Both of them have had an extended and fruitful working relationship because the time when Nehra was a participant and Kirsten his nationwide coach.
Nehra shares an awesome rapport even with Solanki, who has labored beforehand as a coach in IPL.
Once it will get the inexperienced mild from the BCCI, the franchise will go forward and choose just a few assistant coaches.
Nehra had been away from teaching for 2 seasons as he had determined that he can be taking on such an task provided that he has the profile of a head coach the place he could make a distinction each by way of crew composition and technique.
He had a number of gives from numerous IPL franchises however it’s understood that the previous left-arm speedster is extra eager on taking on the problem of constructing a crack crew from scratch.
Both Nehra and Kirsten have been unavailable for remark.