Mumbai: The main coach of the Indian cricket team was interviewed in Mumbai on Monday. Ravi Shastri gave an interview through Skype. Sehwag also reached Mumbai to give the interview. Among other candidates, Lalchand Rajput, Tom Moody, Richard Piabus and Phil Simmons were also interviewed. Interview Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) for the post of coach. Its members are Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman, and Sourav Ganguly.
Later, addressing the media, CSC member and former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly told that the decision of the team India coach was not taken today. Ganguly said the decision will take some more days. There is no hurry to coach now. Ganguly clarified that a decision will be taken about the coach after talking to the captain Virat Kohli after returning from the West Indies tour.
It is noteworthy that after the Champions Trophy, Anil Kumble resigned from the post of the head coach of the team. His tenure was one year, but the expansion of the tenure was given in view of the West Indies tour. However, Kumble had resigned from the post of the Champions Trophy final after considering the contention of captain Virat Kohli.
Sehwag and Shastri in front of the race
The search for the new coach of the Indian team is at the final stage. It is believed that Ravi Shastri and Virender Sehwag are the frontrunners in the race. Sources told NDV that there is a fight between Shastri and Sehwag. Suppose media reports, then Captain Virat Kohli’s first choice is Team India’s former director Ravi Shastri and it is believed that when Anil Kumble was given the preference for the coach, Kohli was not ready for that time too. He wanted Shastri, but Sourav Ganguly had Shastri edged out and there was a lot of controversy on this.