Sourav Ganguly was on Thursday officially named captain-cum-mentor of Pune Warriors for the IPL-V starting on April 4. Pune Warriors will also sport a turquoise blue and silver jersey instead of the black they wore last year.
“We are extremely proud that the Sourav Ganguly is the captain and mentor of Pune Warriors India in this season of IPL. I am sure that his experience, expertise and deep understanding of the nuances of the game will definitely infuse an exemplary spirit of passion and commitment amongst the members of the team,” Sahara India boss Subrata Roy was quoted in a release.
Allan Donald will be the bowling coach and Praveen Amre the batting coach. Paddy Upton is the mental conditioning and high performance coach of the team. — PTI