Former India international Dinesh Mongia has been appointed as the head coach of the Arunachal Pradesh cricket team.
44-year-old Dinesh Mongia has been appointed as the head coach of the Arunachal Pradesh cricket team for the upcoming season.
The development has been confirmed by Dinesh Mongia to the Sportstar.
“There will be a challenge for sure. These young players are slightly lagging behind, so with my experience and knowledge, I will help these guys improve their game and hopefully, in a year or two, I can give you some good results,” Dinesh Mongia was quoted as saying by Sportstar.
“I have to create a formula to make them understand what real cricket is. Arunachal and some northeast states don’t have very good infrastructure right now, but I need to get them to the ground and get the results. It is a challenge for sure, but I am looking forward to it,” he said.
Mongia had represented India in a total of 57 one-day internationals and a one T20 international.
He was also a part of the 2003 Indian World Cup team that finished runners-up.
In the 57 ODIs, that Dinesh Mongia represented India, he scored a total of 1230 runs at an average of 27.95.
The left-handed batsman played for India in an ODI for the last time in 2007.