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VVS Laxman appointed as interim head coach of India (IC_twitter)

IND vs IRE: After the current tour of West Indies, India is all set to travel to Ireland for the three-match T20I series. The first game will be played on the 18th of August followed by the second and third games to be played on the 20th and 23rd August. All three games of the series will be played at The Village, Malahide. 

IND vs IRE: VVS Laxman set to be Head coach of Team India in the T20I series against Ireland – Reports

NCA chief VVS Laxman likely to coach India during Ireland tour for the T20I series
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In what has been the latest development as per the reports in Cricbuzz, it is learned that National Cricket Academy head VVS Laxman will be the head coach of the Indian Cricket Team for the upcoming T20I series against Ireland. 

Due to the jam-packed schedule coming up, Rahul Dravid along with batting coach Vikram Rathour, bowling coach Paras Mhambrey and fielding coach T Dilip will be rested for the Ireland tour. They will take back the onus from the Asia Cup, starting 31st August. 

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VVS Laxman will be joined by the coaching staff from NCA. Along with him  Sitanshu Kotak or Hrishikesh Kanitkar (batting) and Troy Cooley or Sairaj Bahutule (bowling) will be there with the team in Ireland. Notably, Laxman has been coaching the team in the absence of Dravid. 

He was India’s head coach on the Ireland tour last year as well. It is also expected that VVS will be travelling with the team to China for the Asian games as well. 

IND vs IRE: Indian Squad for the Ireland T20Is prediction


Here’s Indian Squad for the Ireland T20Is prediction

Hardik Pandya (c), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Tilak Varma, Suryakumar Yadav, Rinku Singh, Axar Patel, Sanju Samson (Wk) Jitesh Sharma (Wk) Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh, Umran Malik, Mukesh Kumar