The Pune Warriors India have made it official that Sourav Ganguly will be the team’s mentor-cum-captain for Indian Premier League (IPL) 2012.
“We are extremely proud that Sourav Ganguly is the captain and mentor of Pune Warriors India in this season of IPL,” said Sahara chief Subroto Roy.
“I am sure that his experience, expertise and deep understanding of the nuances of the game will definitely infuse an exemplary spirit of passion and commitment amongst the members of the team.”
Former South African pacer Allan Donald is the team’s bowling mentor while Praveen Amre will coach the batsmen. Pady Upton is the mental and high performance coach of the team.
The Pune-based team will also don a new jersey, which is turquoise blue and silver in colour, which a change from their last season’s black uniform.