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Vikram Rathour: The new batting Coach of Indian Team

Vikram Rathore has replaced Sanjay Bangar as a batting coach of Indian cricket team 22nd August, 2019. Although Rathore did not have much experience of International Cricket but as a first class batsman he has scored more than 11000 runs with the help of 33 centuries.
Aug 24, 2019 13:21 IST
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Vikram Rathore:New batting Coach of India Team
Vikram Rathore:New batting Coach of India Team

Personal Information of Vikram Rathour

Full Name: Vikram Rathour

Date and Place of Birth: March 26, 1969, (Jalandhar), Punjab

Current age: 50 years 

Batting style: Right-hand bat

Fielding position: Wicket Keeper

International Cricket Career: 6 Tests and 7 ODIs from 1996 to 1997

Test debut: Against England at Birmingham on Jun 6-9, 1996.

ODI debut: Against Pakistan at Sharjah on Apr 15, 1996.

Current Position: Batting Coach of Indian Cricket Team

First Class Career of Vikram Rathour

Rathour was an excellent run scorer at the first class level, scoring 11,473 runs in 146 matches with an impressive average of 49.66.

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Vikram Rathour has done well in the first class matches. He has scored 33 centuries and 49 half centuries in the first class matches. The highest score of Vikram was 254 runs in the first class matches.

International Career:

Vikram Rathour is a former Indian cricketer who played for Indian team during 1996 to 1997.

Vikram Rathore was opening batsman of Indian team. He has played 6 test matches and scored 131 runs in the 10 innings at the average of 34.20. In test matches his highest score was 44 runs. He has taken 12 catches in the test mAtches but could not manage to hit a single six.

Vikram has played 7 ODIs and scored 193 runs at the average of 27. In the ODIs the highest score of Vikram was 54. He could manage to score just 2 half centuries and no century in the ODIs.

Way forward to Indian Coach

Vikram Rathore has been selected as the batting coach for the Indian Cricket Team on 22nd August, 2019 after beating 14 other contestants which includes former England batsman Jonathon Trott, Mark Ramprakash and Pravin Amre.

Rathore has replaced Sanjay Bangar who has been sacked for his foolish decision in the world Cup Semifinal against New Zealand.

In the conclusion it can be said that Vikram Rathore can be good coach like previous coaches. As of now; Indian team is filled of talented batsman so the role of batting coach is not that much crucial as it used to be in the past. I am hoping for the best career of Vikram Rathore and Indian team as well.

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