Trending TopicsIpl 2024Lok Sabha 2024

---Advertisement---

Lucknow Super Giants announces former chief selector as strategic consultant

New Delhi: M.S.K Prasad, former chief selector of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has joined Indian Premier League’s (IPL) newest franchise Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) as a strategic consultant. The Lucknow based franchise announced on Thursday, August 17. Also Read: MS DHONI’S ADVICE CHANGES JUNIOR MALINGA’S CAREER Prasad’s overall career MSK Prasad, who […]

Edited By : News24 Desk | Updated: Aug 18, 2023 11:49 IST
Share :

New Delhi: M.S.K Prasad, former chief selector of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has joined Indian Premier League’s (IPL) newest franchise Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) as a strategic consultant. The Lucknow based franchise announced on Thursday, August 17.

Also Read: MS DHONI’S ADVICE CHANGES JUNIOR MALINGA’S CAREER

Prasad’s overall career

MSK Prasad, who played 6 Tests and 17 ODIs for India, will now be seen handling important responsibilities in the IPL. Prasad is associated with the world’s richest cricket league IPL for the first time. The team for the 2019 World Cup was selected under the chairmanship of Prasad.

The former Indian cricketer will guide the Lucknow team on different aspects. KL Rahul is the captain of the LSG, but due to injury in the last season, the captaincy was handed over to Krunal Pandya.

Also Read: INDIA VS IRELAND 2023: WILL GAIKWAD-JAISWAL OPEN? CHECK PROBABLE PLAYING 11

Prasad’s career as chief selector

MSK Prasad, 48, has been the chairman of the senior selection committee of the Board of Cricket in India (BCCI) from September 2016 to March 2020. This former wicket-keeper batsman also served as the Director of Cricket Operations of the Andhra Cricket Association. This former cricketer represented India in 6 Tests and 17 One Day Internationals in his career, scoring 106 and 131 runs respectively.

LSG’s statement

Lucknow Super Giants said in a statement, ‘MSK Prasad brings with him a lot of experience and an excellent track record in cricket operations. There is also a passion which has propelled him to remarkable achievements in both the national and international arena.

LSG said MSK Prasad will assist the franchise as head of talent discovery and talent development. The Lucknow Super Giants’ latest appointment comes after the freshman team signed Justin Langer as head coach to replace Andy Flower, who has joined Royal Challengers Bangalore ahead of the 2024 IPL.

Read More: NOT IN MY HAND BUT I’M READY: 36-YEAR-OLD SPINNER LATEST PUT SELECTORS IN A JIFFY

First published on: Aug 17, 2023 09:32 PM IST

Get Breaking News First and Latest Updates from India and around the world on News24. Follow News24 on Facebook, Twitter.

Related Story