Rajasthan Royals parted ways with its head coach Andrew McDonald ahead of this year’s Indian Premier League. Trevor Penney, who has previously worked with the Indian team – has been named the lead assistant coach, the franchise said in a statement.
Penney will work closely with the Royals’ Director of Cricket, Kumar Sangakkara, captain Sanju Samson and the leadership team comprising the coaching staff – spin bowling coach Sairaj Bahatule, fast bowling coach Rob Cassell, and fielding coach Dishant Yagnik.
As part of the restructuring, Amol Muzumdar’s role transitions to an out-of-season High Performance Batting coach to support the squad and RR academies.
McDonald took charge of the team last year, but the team struggled and finished at the bottom of the table.
“Everyone at Rajasthan Royals would like to thank Andrew…