The Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Delhi Daredevils appointed Mohammad Kaif as their assistant trainer for the 2019 season, the crew introduced on Friday. Previous to this, Kaif had labored within the capability of an assistant trainer to Brad Hodge at Gujarat Lions in IPL 2017. Now, Kaif has joined Ricky Ponting and James Hopes as a part of DD’s training crew. Speaking about his new function at Delhi Daredevils, Kaif mentioned he’s thrilled to be part of the franchise and is having a look ahead to make the franchise proud.
“I am thrilled to be a part of the Delhi Daredevils and am having a look ahead to bringing in combination an exhilarating workforce of boys, who’re going to make their franchise and nation proud,” Kaif mentioned.
“With the control crew’s reinforce, I’m certain we’re going to lend a hand nurture most of the more youthful boys within the squad and make this crew a power to be reckoned with within the IPL,” Kaif additional mentioned.
Mustafa Ghouse, Director of Delhi Daredevils, welcomed Kaif’s inclusion within the reinforce body of workers.
“Kaif brings in massive quantities of revel in and a willing working out of the sport to our backroom body of workers. He is extremely admired at the circuit and will likely be a herbal mentor for the kids within the crew. We’re assured that his management and steerage will lend a hand the crew drastically within the new IPL season,” Ghouse mentioned.
Kaif had introduced his retirement previous this yr after a first class occupation which spanned over 20 years and incorporated a well-known first home identify for his Uttar Pradesh facet.
Remembered fondly for his function within the sequence ultimate in opposition to England in 2002, Kaif performed 125 ODIs and 13 Exams for India, and completed his home occupation scoring 10,229 runs in 186 fits.