Former India opener Gautam Gambhir has signed a new deal with IPL’s new Lucknow franchise on Saturday. The two-time IPL winning captain will be there in Lucknow franchise as their mentor.
Gambhir’s appointment is the second major announcement after Andy Flower was appointed as the head coach on Friday by the Sanjiv Goenka-owned RPSG Group.
“Gautam has an impeccable career record. I respect his cricketing mind and look forward to working with him.”
“It’s a privilege to be in the contest again. Thanks Dr. Goenka for incl me in #LucknowIPLTeam as its mentor. The fire to win still burns bright inside me, the desire to leave a winner’s legacy still kicks me. I won’t be contesting for a dressing room but for the spirit & soul of UP,” wrote Gambhir on Twitter, confirming his association with the Lucknow team.