Turmoil as Zimbabwe appoints Lalchand Rajput as interim coach

By: Reuters | London |
Published: May 18, 2018 8:39:26 am

Lalchand Rajput has replaced Heath Streak in Zimbabwe camp. (File)

Zimbabwe has appointed former India batsman Lalchand Rajput as interim coach amid turmoil after Heath Streak, his backroom staff, the captain and the chairman of selectors were all fired. The players are also on the brink of revolt, saying they haven’t been paid.  Zimbabwe Cricket said Thursday that Rajput would be in charge for the triangular Twenty20 series with Australia and Pakistan in July.

The players have raised the prospect of a strike, saying they haven’t been paid salaries, allowances, match fees and bonuses. In a letter to the board sent by their lawyer, they demanded to know when they would receive their money. “Failure to do so will, apart from our clients pursuing such legal remedies…

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