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Shukla, Rufus named administrative managers

June 21, 2007 17:40 IST

Board of Control for Cricket in India vice-president Rajeev Shukla and Rocky Rufus of Baroda Cricket Association have been appointed administrative managers of the Indian team for next month's one-day international and Test series respectively against England.

"Rocky Rufus of Baroda Cricket Association is appointed as Administrative Manager for the NPower Test Series against England and Rajeev Shukla is appointed as Administrative Manager for the NatWest ODI Series against England," BCCI secretary Niranjan Shah said in a statement on Thursday.

- Match schedule

The 15-member Indian team, currently on an 80-day tour of the United Kingdom, has Chandu Borde as manager, and Venkatesh Prasad and Robin Singh as bowling and fielding coaches respectively.

India will play three Tests, between July 19 and August 13, and seven one-dayers, between August 21 and September 8, against England.

Rahul Dravid's team will first play a three-match one-day series against South Africa in Ireland, beginning on June 26. They are scheduled to play a warm-up match against Ireland on Saturday.

The Men in Blue will then leave for Scotland where they play a one-off match against arch-rivals Pakistan, the proceeds of which will go to Prince Charles Charity Trust.