Omkar Salvi has been appointed as the head coach of the Mumbai men’s team

Omkar Salvi, the former Mumbai bowling coach who has long worked as an assistant bowling coach for the Kolkata Knight Riders, has been appointed as the Mumbai men’s team head coach for the upcoming national season. Salvi has thus replaced Amol Muzumdar, the Mumbai veteran who has been at the helm for two seasons.

The older brother of Indian pacesetter Aavishkar, Salvi represented Railways in a one-day singles domestic cricket. But he has earned a reputation for being one of the most genuine and modern coaches in the domestic arena.



“Omkar has the experience and expertise, is up to date with the nuances of the coaching techniques and the psyche of modern cricket, so he was our unanimous choice to move cricket forward in Mumbai,” said Lalchand Rajput, Head of the Cricket Improvement Committee (CIC). told sports star On Monday.

The Rajput CIC last week interviewed seven candidates, including Salvi and former Mumbai coaches Vinayak Samant and Sameer Dighe, before passing its recommendation to Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) officials. MCA Secretary Ajinkya Naik announced Dighe’s appointment as Academy Director of MCA’s Sharad Pawar Cricket Academy at the Bandra-Kurla complex.

Salvi served as bowling coach of the Mumbai team during Chandrakant Pandit’s two years as manager of Mumbai in 2015-16 and 2016-17. As well as having to fill in Muzumdar’s big boots, Salvi must map out a roadmap to help Mumbai regain its reputation as a domestic powerhouse. During Muzumdar’s stint, Mumbai reached the 2021/22 Ranji Trophy final and became the 2022/23 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy champion.


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