Ganguly named captain-cum-mentor of Pune Warriors

Updated: 22 March 2012 19:05 IST

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly was on Thursday officially named the captain-cum-mentor of the Pune Warriors side for the upcoming fifth edition of the Indian Premier League which starts on April 4.

New Delhi:

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly was on Thursday officially named the captain-cum-mentor of the Pune Warriors side for the upcoming fifth edition of the Indian Premier League which starts on April 4.

The Warriors will also sport a new jersey, different from the black one they wore last year. The new jersey will be of turquoise blue and silver colour.

"We are extremely proud that Sourav Ganguly is the Captain and Mentor of Pune Warriors India in this season of IPL. I am sure that his experience, expertise and deep understanding of the nuances of the game will definitely infuse an exemplary spirit of passion and commitment amongst the members of the team," Sahara supremo Subrata Roy was quoted as saying in a press release issued by the franchise.

The Warriors' bowling coach is Allan Donald while Praveen Amre is the batting coach. Paddy Upton is the mental conditioning and high performance coach of the team.

Topics : Cricket Indian Premier League 2012 Sourav Ganguly Pune Warriors India
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