Team India’s head coach Ravi Shastri’s tenure is going to end after the upcoming T20 World Cup. There is a lot of discussion in the corridors of cricket about who will be the next coach of the Indian team after Shastri. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will start looking for Ravi Shastri’s successor from this month. Actually, BCCI will release advertisement for the post of new coach and support staff at the end of this week.
New coach ahead of New Zealand series
Talking to a media channel, a BCCI official said- We should issue an advertisement for the new coach by the end of this week. We have already decided the conditions and qualifications related to the coach of Team India. I think we will have a new coach and support staff ahead of the New Zealand series in November.
Kiwi team will visit India after World Cup
After the T20 World Cup, the New Zealand cricket team will tour India for a series of two T20s and three Test matches. This tour of the Kiwi team will take place from November 17 to December 7.
Who can replace Shastri?
Ravi Shastri has informed BCCI that he will not apply for this post again. In such a situation, the names of Anil Kumble, Rahul Dravid, VVS Laxman and Tom Moody are currently leading the race for the new head coach.
Many fans want to see Dravid in this role but he is not ready to handle this responsibility. At the same time, if reports are to be believed, some BCCI officials have recommended the names of Kumble and Laxman. While it is also believed that former Australia all-rounder Tom Moody can also apply for this post.