Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad announced on Saturday that legendary West Indies batter Brian Lara has been appointed the head coach of the side for upcoming seasons of the league.
SRH took to Twitter to make the announcement.
“Announcement The cricketing legend Brian Lara will be our head coach for the upcoming #IPL seasons. #OrangeArmy,” tweeted the handle of the franchise.
Lara was part of team management in the last season as its strategic advisor and batting coach. For the first time ever, the stylish West Indies southpaw will be the head coach of a T20 team.
The franchise also extended its thanks to outgoing coach Tom Moody.
“As his term with us draws to an end, we would like to thank Tom for his contributions to SRH. It has been a much-cherished journey over the years, and we wish him the very best for future endeavours,” tweeted SRH.