JAIPUR: Rajasthan Royals on Sunday announced that they have parted ways their Head Coach Andrew McDonald and that Trevor Penney has joined them as the Lead Assistant Coach for the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL).
Penney will work closely with the Royals' Director of Cricket, Kumar Sangakkara, Captain Sanju Samson and the leadership team comprising the coaching staff comprising spin bowling coachSairajBahatule, fast bowling coach Rob Cassell, and fielding coach DishantYagnik, alongside international senior players like Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler.
ZubinBharucha will be an integral part of this team in the role of strategy, development and performance director, feeding into Sangakkara, the decision maker in the structure.
As part of the restructuring, AmolMuzumdar's role transitions to an out-of-season high performance batting coach to support the squad and RR academies. In addition, Rajasthan Royals and McDonald have mutually decided to move in different directions with regards to the leadership structure. IANS
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