Vinay Kumar joins Parthiv Patel as Mumbai Indians talent scout

Former India pacer Vinay Kumar has been appointed expertise scout of the reigning IPL champions Mumbai Indians.

Kumar will join former India wicketkeeper Parthiv Patel in the position. Kumar played a person Examination match, 31 ODIs and nine T20Is in advance of saying his retirement in February previously this year.

In a initial-class job spanning seventeen yrs, Kumar led Karnataka to two Ranji Trophy titles and was also portion of Mumbai’s profitable strategies, in 2015 and 2017.

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Kumar will do the job carefully with the Mumbai administration and coaching staff, according to a assertion from the five-time IPL champions.

“Mumbai Indians is established on potent fundamentals of getting expertise and belief in nurturing youth. I am self-assured Vinay will insert worth to our ideology and scouting power,” Akash Ambani, the Mumbai Indians operator, mentioned.

“Mumbai Indians strives for excellence in every single facet of the video game, and scouting skills is certainly their essential power,” Kumar mentioned. “It’s a new chapter and individually, I reckon it as an chance for me to give back to cricket.”

Edited PTI copy.