Sanjay Bangar has become the latest addition to Royal Challengers of Bangalore (RCB) supervisory staff before IPL 2021.
Sanjay Bangar will act as RCB’s batting consultant for the coming season.
“We are delighted to welcome Sanjay Bangar to the RCB family as a batting consultant for IPL2021! Welcome aboard, Coach!” RCB posted on Twitter.
The announcement was made earlier today (February 10).
Sridharan Sriram was the team’s batting coach until last year, but no official statement has been made on whether he will continue in the position for the coming season, particularly after the appointment. from Bangar.
As RCB’s batting consultant, Sanjay Bangar will have the opportunity to work with two of the world’s best batsmen in Virat kohli and AB de Villiers. Bangar will also play a crucial role in the development of young Indian arms, notably Washington Sundar and Devdutt Padikkal.
Sanjay Bangar has previous experience in IPL
Although Sanjay Bangar’s most notable tenure has been the batting coach of India, he has successfully coached several IPL teams in the past.
His most notable season came as he coached the Kings XI Punjab, which he led to the IPL Finals in 2014. It remains the franchise’s best performance to date.
Sanjay Bangar also worked as a batting coach for Kochi Tuskers in 2010.
New batting consultant RCB hopes he can play a similar role for the franchise, which is still looking for its first IPL title, in the coming season.
RCB reached the playoffs in 2020 before losing to Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Eliminator.
Posted on Feb 10, 2021 12:35 PM