Former India cricketer Sunetra Paranjpe has been appointed as the head coach of the women’s team by the Baroda Cricket Association (BCA). Paranjpe is an International Cricket Council (ICC) level 1 coach and NLP practitioner.
As per BCA, Paranjpe has worked with Mumbai Cricket Association as Under-19, Under-23, and senior women’s team coach. She has also played the role of a trainer in the Indian Railways Under-23 Women’s team.
Paranjpe replaces former cricketer Anju Jain as the head coach as a result of a fallout between Anju and BCA over accommodation and other issues.
As a player, Sunetra was a right-handed batter and a right-arm medium-fast pacer and has played 28 ODIs and 3 tests between 2002 and 2007 at the international level. Domestically, she has played for Mumbai for 14 years of which 9 were as captain. She has also represented Western Railways for 17 years and West Zone for 6 years.
Another addition to the coaching staff has been former Maharashtra Ranji player Mandar Sane who is a Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) level B coach with over 10 years of experience in coaching. Sane, who has played for Mumbai and West Zone, has joined as the bowling coach of the Baroda women’s team.
Sunetra and Mandar will begin their duties from 6th February onwards.
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