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.
"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.
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.