IPL 2021 News & Updates: Delhi Capitals (DC) has appointed Pravin Amre as the assistant coach for the next two years, the franchise confirmed the news on Wednesday through its Twitter handle.
Pravin Amre has been associated with Delhi based franchise for many years. The 52 years old was the head of the talent scout team of Delhi Capitals for 6 years. Amre started his tenure as head of talent scout in 2014 till 2019. Now he will join the existing coaching staff of Delhi Capitals for the next two seasons of the Indian Premier League.
“I am delighted to serve Delhi Capitals management as the assistant coach. This has been a wonderful ride for me. The team reached its maiden IPL final in 2020, this is certainly an exciting time to be back on board. I will be keen on working with Ricky again and all the players and management,” Pravin Amre said.
Delhi Capitals CEO welcomed Pravin Amre:
Dhiraj Malhotra CEO of Delhi Capitals congratulated Amre for this opportunity and welcomed him to the franchise once again.
“I would like to take this opportunity to welcome Pravin Amre back to the Delhi Capitals side. Delhi is the franchise with a strong Indian core and the same applies to the coaching and support staff. Amre is someone who knows the domestic scene in India thoroughly and that would certainly help us,” Delhi Capitals CEO.
“Pravin has been outstanding for us in the past as the head of talent scout. He has introduced Delhi Capitals to the likes of Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, and Prithvi Shaw, and his ultimate experience will once again bring value for us. Delhi Capitals is delighted to have him on board again,” Malhotra said.
Pravin Amre has featured in many international games as well. Amre has played 11 test matches and 37 One Day Internationals for India. He had an excellent career as a player and as a coach. Amre took Mumbai to three Ranji Trophy titles and also coached many Indian international players.
Delhi Capitals in 2020 reached its maiden IPL final under the leadership of Shreyas Iyer. They will be hoping to take this a little ahead and win their maiden IPL title in 2021.
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