India news April 14, 2012

Vijay Telang appointed Vidarbha coach

ESPNcricinfo staff

Vijay Telang, the former Vidarbha batsman, has been appointed as the coach of Vidarbha team for the next season. Telang, 60, who has previously served as a player and selector in the team will replace Usman Ghani. Telang played first-class cricket between 1970-86 and scored 2724 runs in 50 games.

Vidarbha, who finished on top of Group A in Ranji Trophy Plate League, lost to Hyderabad in the semi-final. With that defeat, they failed to qualify for the Elite division of Ranji.

Former India bowler Subroto Banerjee will continue as the bowling coach across all age categories, while former Mumbai cricketer, Kiran Powar, has been appointed as the coach for the under-19 team.

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