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07-07-2010, 10:50 PM #1
Geoff Marsh appointed coach of Pune Sahara WarriorsGeoff Marsh, Australia’s former opening batsman and a former coach of the Australian side has been appointed as the coach of the Pune IPL side.Marsh is one of the few who have been a part of a World Cup winning team both, as a captain and as a coach of the side.
Marsh will have Dermot Reeve as his assistant, who was recently involved in coaching Central Districts. Reeve is a highly controversial character and has had his contract from a TV channel suspended because he arrived in the commentary box in an inebriated state.
Pune’s chief, Subrata Roy has said that the franchise will look at getting in players from the state of Uttar Pradesh.
The auction for the players will take place in September, after the IPL Governing Council will decide whether or not the teams will be allowed to retain any players from the previous years.
The Sahara group had won the rights to become the franchise owners of the city of Pune for a whopping sum of US$370m....being a human...