“Vasu did a good job as head coach and has laid a platform for me to work on. If I can take the team up from where he left off, it would be great. The management has placed its confidence in me and it is my duty to deliver,” said Venkataramana, who represented the country in a Test and ODI in the 1980s. The newly-appointed Tamil Nadu chief outlined his goals for the forthcoming campaign, laying emphasis on the coveted Ranji Trophy that is scheduled to take place between November 2021 and February 2022. Venkataramana, a vital cog in the Tamil Nadu squad which lifted the state’s only Ranji crown back in 1987-88, hopes to end the 33-year barren run.