He has been given a two-year contract by the Odisha Cricket Association
“He [Jaffer] will be the head coach. He has been given a two-year contract,” Subrata Behera, Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) CEO told PTI.
“Besides development of cricket across all age-groups, he [Jaffer] will also be a part of coaches development programme across the state,” OCA secretary Sanjay Behera said in a statement.
Jaffer, who played 31 Tests and two ODIs, is also the batting coach of the Punjab Kings in the IPL.
The Mumbai stalwart later played for Vidarbha towards the end of his illustrious career winning back-to-back Ranji Trophy and the Irani Cup.
The camp for the senior team is slated to begin from July 25, subject to the state government’s approval keeping in mind the Covid-19 guidelines.