IPL 2022: Lucknow franchise appoints Gautam Gambhir as team mentor

New Delhi: Former India opener Gautam Gambhir was on Saturday appointed as the mentor of the new Lucknow franchise ahead of IPL 2022. The southpaw, who is also a Member of Parliament, had led KKR to two IPL titles during his playing days.

“Many thanks to Dr. Goenka and RPSG Group for giving me this wonderful opportunity in their setup. “The fire of winning a competition still burns inside me, the desire to leave a legacy of a winner still drives me round the clock. I Not for the dressing room but for the soul and spirit of Uttar Pradesh.”

The owner of the yet-to-be-named franchise, Sanjeev Goenka welcomed Gambhir into the RPSG family. “Gautam has an impeccable career record. I respect his cricketing mind and look forward to working with him.”

The 40-year-old played 58 Tests, 147 ODIs and 37 T20Is for India.


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