Shivlal Yadav appointed Indian team manager for Aus tour

Updated: Nov 30, 2011, 22:42 PM IST

Hyderabad: Former India Test cricketer and BCCI Vice President N Shivlal Yadav has been appointed as the manager of the Indian cricket team for its upcoming Test series against Australia `Down Under`.

"We are happy to inform that N Shivlal Yadav, vice president of the Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) and BCCI, has been appointed as manager of the Indian team for the Test series in Australia during December 2011-January 2012," HCA said in a release.

India is scheduled to play four Tests beginning December 26 at Melbourne, besides a triangular one-day tournament, also involving Sri Lanka, in Australia.

PTI