New Delhi: Former cricketer Ravi Shastri will be the main coach of Team India whereas Zaheer Khan has been appointed as bowling coach. On Monday, three members of the committee were interviewed by five candidates – Sourav Ganguly, VVS Laxman, and Sachin Tendulkar. But the name of the coach was not announced. After talking to Captain Virat Kohli on the issue of the coach, it was said that the final decision was taken.
Five candidates were interviewed on Monday. Meanwhile, Amitabh Chaudhary and BCCI CEO Rahul Johri were also present along with the Cricket Advisory Committee. Sachin Tendulkar and Ravi Shastri were involved in video conferencing from London in Interview, but Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman were in Mumbai. These five candidates were Ravi Shastri, Richard Pies, Tom Moody, Virender Sehwag and Lalchand Rajput.
After the interview, the CAC committee and former captain Sourav Ganguly said that the presentation of all the candidates was good, though nothing was new in this. It is worth mentioning that Ravi Shastri and Tom Moody had also interviewed Team India’s former coach Anil Kumble a year ago. At that time, the Cricket Advisory Committee rejected Ravi Shastri and Tom Moody and appointed Anil Kumble as coach of Team India.