The Lucknow Super Giants have significantly changed their backroom staff ahead of the 2024 Indian Premier League (IPL) season. In their latest addition, former India cricketer Sridharan Sriram has been appointed as the assistant coach for the franchise. This move follows the signing of former Australia opener and head coach Justin Langer as the team’s new head coach. The Lucknow Super Giants have assembled a formidable coaching staff, including Indian cricket legend Gautam Gambhir as a mentor, to clinch their maiden IPL trophy in the upcoming season.
Sridharan Sriram brings ample coaching experience to his role with the Lucknow Super Giants. He has previously served as a spin bowling consultant for the Australian cricket team and worked with the Bangladesh T20 team. His coaching stint with Australia coincided with their triumph in the T20 World Cup in 2021, showcasing his ability to contribute to a team’s success at the highest level.
Sridharan Sriram is no stranger to the IPL, having previously worked as an assistant coach for the Royal Challengers Bangalore. His familiarity with the tournament and its dynamics will be a valuable asset for the Lucknow Super Giants as they prepare for the 2024 season.
The Lucknow Super Giants have assembled a star-studded coaching team for IPL 2024. With Justin Langer as head coach, Sridharan Sriram as an assistant coach, Gautam Gambhir as a mentor, and additional assistant coaches such as Vijay Dahiya, Pravin Tambe, Morne Morkel, and Jonty Rhodes, the franchise is committed to building a robust support system to help the team perform at its best.
In addition to their coaching staff, the Lucknow Super Giants recently brought in former India wicketkeeper and chief selector MSK Prasad as a consultant, further strengthening their cricketing expertise.
As the IPL 2024 season approaches, the Lucknow Super Giants aim to leverage their revamped coaching setup and talent pool to make a strong bid for the coveted IPL trophy. Sridharan Sriram’s wealth of experience and coaching prowess will play a vital role in their campaign.