Former Australia batsman Brad Hodge has been named coach of the Rajkot-based outfit which also has former New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum, Ravindra Jadeja, Australian James Faulkner and West Indian Dwayne Bravo.

Arvinder Singh will be the chief executive officer of the team which is owned by Keshav Bansal, director of Intex Technologies."

Triumph Down Under has given us extra edge for WT20: Suresh Raina

I am honoured to have been chosen for this role. We already have some of the best cricketing talent in the team and I look forward to the challenges, the opportunity, the excitement, the energy and will lead from the front to ensure we have a great debut," said Raina, who played for Chennai Super Kings in the past before the outfit was suspended for two years.

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