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Zaheer Khan's contract with India is for 150 days a year: Ganguly

Samarth Srivastava

Samarth SrivastavaBy Samarth Srivastava

Published on 14 July 2017 3:14 PM GMT

Zaheer Khans contract with India is for 150 days a year: Ganguly
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Kolkata: Former India captain and Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) member Sourav Ganguly on Friday said that team's new consultant Zaheer Khan is contracted for 150 days a year.

As per the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) media release on Thursday, both Zaheer and former national team skipper Rahul Dravid were appointed "on overseas tour-to-tour basis, as per the requirement of the team".

But Ganguly here said that their recommendation for the World Cup winning left-arm pacer to be appointed as India's bowling consultant was for 150 days a year, which is much more than the total number of days India usually spend on tours abroad.

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"(We recommended) 150 days a year," Ganguly told reporters here.

India played in the Caribbean from June 23 till July 9 and will be travelling to Sri Lanka for three Tests, five ODIs and one T20 from July 26-September 6.

The national squad is scheduled to tour South Africa later this year between November and January.

Samarth Srivastava

Samarth Srivastava

Employed as sub-editor at newstrack.com. A learner, who loves covering sports, entertainment and defence kind of stuff.

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