Chaitanya bags global assignment
After a seven-year- stint with Andhra Cricket Association as video analyst, the twenty-nine-year-old V. Chaitanya Nag has bagged his maiden international assignment. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has appointed him as video analyst in the India- Sri Lanka women series in which both teams will play three one-day internationals, three T-20 matches and a warm-up match at Visakhapatnam and Vizianagaram from January 17.
Chaitanya will capture the entire on-field proceedings and help the coach and the support staff to analyse the match and implement any corrective measures. “I will give inputs on pitch map, wagon wheel and data on rival team to the team management. The wagon wheels of both bowlers and batters are recorded for reference,” he pointed out.
Chaitanya was part of the Andhra Ranji team and for seven years and he had travelled along with Andhra team helping the coaches on technical inputs. City lad’s technical data was used by both National Cricket Academy (NCA) and BCCI to analyse suspect action of the bowlers all over the country. “I worked at the BCCI under-19 and under 16 zonal camps. I am also incharge of the three academies – North, Central and South – of ACA.