Jaipur, Dec 28 (UNI) Dr BR Soni, deputy president of Rajasthan Cricket Association(RCA) has been appointed as manager of Team India for one-day series in Australia, according to a communication of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to RCA.
The one-day series will be played from February 1 to March 8. Dr Soni will replace former Test cricketer Cheitan Chouhan who is the manager for the Test series currently in progress in Australia. Dr Soni will be the convener of tour selection committee also, the BCCI communication said.
Dr Soni, who is a former Rajasthan Ranji Trophy player would be the second person from Rajasthan after about a decade to be appointed as the manager of Team India.