Former India batsman Lalchand Rajput appointed Afghanistan cricket coach
Former Indian cricketer Lalchand Rajput was named head coach of the Afghanistan National Cricket Team.
He succeeds ex-Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq who resigned from the post in April. The Mumbai hailed batsman played two Tests and four ODI matches between 1985 and 1987. After his retirement, Rajput served as joint secretary of Mumbai Cricket Association.
He also coached the India Under-19 and ‘A’ team as well as coach of the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League in 2008.
Srinivasan unanimously re-elected as TNCA president
Former BCCI boss N Srinivasan has been re-elected President of the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) during the state body’s Annual General Meeting held in Chennai.
In the Meeting KS Viswanathan was also re-elected as secretary of TNCA for the 10th time as he too did not face any opposition.
Mr. Srinivasan has been in charge of the TNCA since 2002-03.
Coca Cola to set up plant in Uttarakhand’s Sitarganj
American Beverage giant Coca-Cola will set up a bottling plant in Sitarganj in Jharkhand. The Plant will come up in 70 acres of land to be provided by the state government.
The Company will set up the plant with the total investment of Rs.400-500 crore and has submitted an earnest money deposit of Rs.1.26 crore
Coca-Cola executives have completed field inspections and have hired a company as consultant on environmental issues.