Former India International Robin Singh Appointed UAE’s Director of CricketFebruary 13, 2020 13:47
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Robin Singh who was the former Indian all- rounder has been appointed as the director of cricket of the United Arab Emirates, as reported by a local media.
The appointment of the former Indian international Robin Singh has been made after the sacking of Dougie Brown as head coach, as stated by the reports.
Robin Singh who is 56 years of age and an Indian would take over at a time when the national team of the United Arabs Emirates is trying to recover from the fixing scandal that had rocket their cricket during previous year which led to few senior players that included captain Mohammed Naveed being suspended and also the disbanding of the selection panel.
Brown had been forced to pick the teams with no selection committee. The teams that had to be picked up were for the series against Scotland and the United States last December and teams against Oman and Namibia have been made in Muscat in the month of January for the World Cup League Two matches.
Robin Singh has gained a name for being a great coach over the time. He had represented the team India in one Test and 136 ODIs between between the years 1989 and 2001.
He had been associated with the franchise of Mumbai Indians which was highly successful in the Indian Premier League, Barbados Tridents of Caribbean Premier League since the year 2013 and T10 franchises in the T10 league here.
Singh has also conducted clinics in providing coaching in United Arab Emirates.
Dougie Brown, who was predecessor of Robin Singh had departed after three years at the helm.
By Shrithika Kushangi