India Women head coach – Selectors ask BCCI to replace WV Raman with a female candidate


Mamatha Maben, Nooshin Al Khadeer, Jaya Sharma, Hemlata Kala among prominent former cricketers in the fray

Former India internationals Hemlata Kala, Mamatha Maben, Jaya Sharma and Nooshin Al Khadeer are understood to have applied for the job of head coach of the India Women’s team. The update comes less than a month after the women’s selection committee emailed the BCCI urging the board to consider appointing female personnel in prominent positions for the women’s national team. Apart from the four ex-players, Suman Sharma, a former assistant coach with the team, has thrown her hat in the ring too.

Also in the fray are WV Raman, the head coach of the team since December 2018 until the home series against South Africa in March this year, Ramesh Powar and Tushar Arothe. Raman had replaced Powar in the top position in 2018, after Powar had taken over from Arothe following a 15-month stint.