New Delhi. Before IPL 2024 (IPL 2024), some major franchises have intensified their search for support staff including coaches, in which Sunrisers Hyderabad (Sunrisers Hyderabad) failed to perform well this season, besides the fifth-placed Rajasthan Royals ( Rajasthan Royals) are also included. Let me tell you, the performance of Sunrisers in this season of IPL was very poor and it proved to be the worst team of the tournament.
According to the report of Cricbuzz, after the poor performance of IPL-2023, the SRH team is preparing for major changes in the support staff including the head coach. The departure of the team’s head coach Brian Lara is almost certain. A new coach can take his place. Lucknow Supergiants, who reached the playoffs this year, have even appointed a new head coach.
LSG appoints Langer
The Lucknow franchise has appointed former Australian cricketer and coach Justin Langer as the new coach, breaking ties with Andy Flower. However, even after being removed from the post of LSG coach, Flowers remains in demand. There are discussions that Rajasthan Royals team can make him coach. In IPL 2023, Kumar Sangakkara took over the responsibility of the head coach of RR, but he can return to his original post of ‘Director of Cricket’.
Sunrisers are also looking for a new coach
The Sunrisers team has also intensified the search for a new coach, but the franchise has not opened the ‘cards’ regarding who it will be. According to some media reports, SRH is also considering the name of Andy Flower. If this is indeed the case, then the ‘race’ between Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad for Flower’s contract will be interesting. According to media reports, Virat Kohli’s team – Royal Challengers Bangalore is also looking for a new coach. For the last four seasons, Mark Henson is handling the responsibility of Cricket Director and Sanjay Bangar as Head Coach but now they can be changed. Despite the presence of many talented players, the RCB team has not been able to become the IPL champion so far.
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 19, 2023, 07:46 IST