Six in race for India’s head coach post

By Anurag Mallick  Published on  16 Aug 2019 10:12 AM GMT
Six in race for India’s head coach post

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.

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