Mumbai: The announcement for who is going to be India’s next head coach will be made today at the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai by 7 pm. The CAC (Cricket Advisory Committee) led by Kapil Dev, who got India its first World Cup, Anshuman Gaekwad and Shantha Rangaswamy have been given this responsibility.

The six shortlisted candidate names doing the rounds are India’s current coach Ravi Shastri, former New Zealand head coach Mike Hesson, former Afghanistan head coach Phil Simmons, former Australia and Sunrisers Hyderabad head coach Tom Moody, ex- India manager Lalchand Rajput and former Indian cricketer Robin Singh. The six will give a presentation to the CAC.

Ravi Shastri and Phil Simmons will give the interview via Skype from the West Indies whereas Mike Hesson, Lalchand Rajput, Robin Singh and Tom Moody will give their interviews at the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai.
Going by the reports, current coach Ravi Shastri is said to be the frontrunner and could be the next coach.

Anurag Mallick

A sports enthusiast, Anurag Mallick is currently working with Newsmeter as a reporter. He is a mass communication graduate from Loyola Academy. He is also a budding presenter and loves talking in front of the camera. His future aim is to discuss cricket professionally. He has earlier interned with a YouTube Channel, "Hind ki Pukaar" where he spoke on various topics infront of the camera. He has also interned with "WrytIn", a content writing platform, where he wrote articles on sports & entertainment. "Lights, Camera, Cricket" is what sums him up. He also loves playing cricket and other sports like Badminton & Volleyball.

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