Vinay Kumar bowling coach, Abhishek Nayar batting coach for Team India

According to recent reports that emerged after Gambhir was appointed as the head coach, he has asked the BCCI to include his fellow Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) colleague Abhishek Nair as India's batting coach and Vinay Kumar as bowling coach.

Indian national cricket men’s team head coach Gautam Gambhir has asked the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to add Abhishek Nair and Vinay Kumar as batting and bowling coaches to his support staff, according to reports emerging from Indian cricket circles. Vinay Kumar bowling coach, Abhishek Nayar batting coach for Team India.

The BCCI announced Gautam Gambhir as India’s new head coach after ending Rahul Dravid’s tenure with a triumphant T20 World Cup in the USA and West Indies in June. According to recent reports that emerged after Gambhir was appointed as the head coach, he has asked the BCCI to include his fellow Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) colleague Abhishek Nair as India’s batting coach and Vinay Kumar as bowling coach.

Vinay Kumar bowling coach, Abhishek Nayar batting coach for Team India
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Royal challengers Bangalore (RCB) former player Vinay Kumar wanted as bowling coach in new coaching staff. A former India and Mumbai batsman, Nair, who recently won the IPL title with KKR as a mentor, has a reputation for having a good eye for batting talent and is considered a good mentor who knows how to groom batting talent with his valuable inputs.

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He has worked a lot with Dinesh Karthik, which helped him return to the Indian set-up and with Rinku Singh when he was out with an ACL injury. The Mumbai man is also a close ally of Captain Rohit Sharma, which will help smooth the transition under the new coach.

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Vinay Kumar bowling coach, Abhishek Nayar batting coach for Team India
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Vinay Kumar, on the other hand, is considered to have a good eye for talent and is adept at working with youngsters. He has represented India in all three formats. If he joins Gambhir, it will be the first top job for the Karnataka veteran who won two consecutive Ranji Trophy titles in 2014 and 2015.

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