BCCI appoints Ramesh Powar as Head Coach of Indian women’s team

New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has appointed former Indian off-spinner Ramesh Powar as the head coach of the national women’s cricket team.

Powar, who was serving as the interim coach of the women’s team, has now been handed over full-time duties till November 30.

The newly-appointed coach’s term will include India’s tour to Sri Lanka in September, a bilateral series in West Indies in October and International Cricket Council (ICC) women’s world T20 in November, an official BCCI statement confirmed.

The right-arm bowler had, earlier, evaded the question related to the full-time application for the post saying he is not aware of the process and will take some time to decide.

Powar has played a total of 31 one-day matches taking 34 wickets with an economy rate of 4.65.