Shane Warne, who led Rajasthan Royals to the inaugural Indian Premier League title in 2008, is back with the franchise ahead of IPL 2018, having joined them as the team mentor.
The franchise made the announcement on their website. Warne will link up with Zubin Bharucha, who will return as the head of cricket in the franchise’s comeback season after serving out a two-year suspension.
“I am very happy and excited to be back with the Rajasthan Royals who I believe hold a very special place in my cricketing journey,” Warne told the website. “I am overwhelmed by the love and affection showered on me by the franchise and fans of Rajasthan Royals. We have a strong, young and energetic bunch of boys and I am looking forward to work with them.”