Ramesh Powar returned as the head coach of the India women’s team after the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), on Thursday, decided to hand over the role to the former India spinner, ahead of the team’s tour of England.

Powar, who was the head coach of the team in 2018, was replaced after the T20 World Cup due to his fallout with Mithali Raj. But after shortlisting eight candidates for the job, the Madan Lal-led Cricket Advisory Committee decided to recommend Powar for the role. The former India international pipped W.V. Raman, Hrishikesh Kanitkar and Ajay Ratra.

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Taking over as the head coach after Tushar Arothe’s exit in 2018, Powar guided the team to the T20 World Cup semifinals, but soon after India bowed out of the competition, reports of a fallout between him and Mithali Raj emerged. As…

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