Former India batsman WV Raman has backed Prithvi Shaw to open in the upcoming limited overs series against Sri Lanka.
One has been hearing Prithvi Shaw’s name for quite some time now, but it is rather surprising that the opener has only played eight internationals (five Tests and three ODIs).
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WV Raman's major achievements included a runners-up finish for the side at the women's T20 World Cup last year.
The line of questioning, according to the official, was clear that the platform was set for Ramesh Powar to be reinstated.
WV Raman, the outgoing coach of the women's national cricket team, congratulated Ramesh Powar on being named the new coach.
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The candidates will be interviewed by the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) in the next week or two and it is understood that there is a push from certain quarters to appoint a woman as the head coach.
Raman believes that playing more matches will only help the Indian women's team find their lost rhythm.
He also feels that the decision to let spectators watch the England series in Chennai from the stands will have a positive bearing in the future.