The Gujarat Giants appoint Michael Klinger as their new head coach for the 2024 Women’s Premier League (WPL), succeeding Rachael Haynes.
Klinger joins mentor Mithali Raj and bowling coach Nooshin Al Khadeer on the coaching team. He comes with experience from coaching the Sydney Thunder, who made it to the playoffs in the 2023 Women’s Premier League (WPL).
Upon his appointment, Klinger conveyed his excitement and anticipation to team up with Mithali, and other staff.
“The Gujarat Giants have a chance to do something special in Season two of the Women’s Premier League. I’m eagerly looking forward to working with cricketing legend Mithali Raj, who has played a transformative role in women’s cricket in India. I hope to take the team to ultimate glory,” Klinger said.
Gujarat Giants will kick off their tournament campaign in the upcoming season against defending champions Mumbai Indians on Sunday, February 25 at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore.