Devang Gandhi is Bengal's new Under-19 coach

Former India international and erstwhile national selector Devang Gandhi has been appointed as U-19 coach of Bengal.

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Devang Gandhi appointed as the Under 19 coach |

Former India player and selector Devang Gandhi has been appointed as the under-19 coach of Bengal. However, the state cricket association said here on Tuesday. The 49-year-old former Bengal opener and captain, who also played four Tests besides 95 first-class and 98 List A matches, said it's a second homecoming for him.

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"This is the second homecoming for me. It is an exciting prospect working with the young boys. It's a new challenge to find, develop and nurture the fresh talents. Looking forward to the assignment," Gandhi said.

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The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) on Tuesday appointed former India cricketer Devang as the under-19 coach of Bengal.Talking about the appointment, CAB Secretary Snehashis Ganguly in a statement said, "Devang Gandhi has been an opener in international cricket. He was a dashing cricketer for Bengal. We have got him as the U-19 coach. This will help the young cricketers develop a mindset to play cricket in a positive way."Meanwhile, Devang Gandhi said he is looking forward to the "new challenge" to find, develop and nurture fresh talents.