MSK Prasad joined IPL team Lucknow Super Giants as a consultant.  Photo: Twitter

MSK Prasad joined IPL team Lucknow Super Giants as a consultant. Photo: Twitter

Former India cricketer and chairman of selectors MSK Prasad was on Thursday named as a strategic advisor by Indian Premier League franchise Lucknow Super Giants.

In his new capacity, Prasad will be instrumental in providing the required guidance to the LSG across a spectrum of critical domains.

In a statement, the IPL team from Lucknow said, “Prasad brings with him a wealth of experience and an impressive track record in cricket operations, as well as a passion that has propelled him to remarkable achievements in both the national and international arena.” “

“His journey is marked by many achievements that span from representing the Indian national team to steering the operations of major cricket associations; all of whom will bring valuable insight and experience to our organisation.”

In his previous role as the chairman of the BCCI’s senior selection committee from September 2016 to March 2020, Prasad was involved in leading talent scouting and player development to help build a strong talent pipeline for the Indian national team across all formats. played an important role.

The former wicketkeeper-batsman has also served as the director of cricket operations at the Andhra Cricket Association, where he was instrumental in setting up coaching facilities in 13 districts of the region.

LSG further added, “His involvement in RPSG Sports will be instrumental in providing necessary guidance in the key areas of talent discovery, talent development and as the head of our academy business.”

The 48-year-old former cricketer represented India in six Tests and 17 ODIs, scoring 106 and 131 runs respectively.

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first published: 18 August 2023 | 4:42 pm First

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