Raman given two-year contract as India women's team coach

A terrific left-handed batsman, Raman has been the India under-19 coach and has filled in for Rahul Dravid when needed.

W.V. Raman has been appointed as the Indian women's team head coach.   -  V. GANESAN

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), following orders from the CoA head Vinod Rai, has awarded a two-year contract as head coach of the national women’s team to former India Test opener W.V. Raman.

According to reliable sources, Raman was given the contract on Thursday (January 4).

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A terrific left-handed batsman, Raman has been the India under-19 coach and has filled in for Rahul Dravid when needed. He has been associated with the National Cricket Academy for the last three years.

Raman will receive a fee of ₹1.75 crores in the first year and ₹2 crores in the second, based on his performance in the first year.