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August 24, 2019
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BCCI reveals name of the six candidates for India head coach position

BCCI reveals the name of six short-listed candidates, which includes incumbent Ravi Shastri for the post of the Indian cricket team’s head coach.

The six candidates who are shortlisted for this high-profile post includes; former West Indies all-rounder and Afghanistan coach Phil Simmons, former New Zealand coach Mike Hesson, former India fielding coach Robin Singh and Shastri, ex-Australia all-rounder and Sri Lanka coach Tom Moody, and ex-India team manager Lalchand Rajput.

All these candidates however, are expected to give a presentation to the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC), which is headed by the legendary Kapil Dev. The final decision will however be declared by the end of this week or early next week.

The newly-appointed CAC comprises the country’s first World Cup-winning skipper Kapil Dev, Anshuman Gaekwad and former women’s team Captain Shantha Rangaswamy.

In a statement, a senior BCCI official said, “These six will give presentation for head coach before CAC. It has been learnt that these six have been short-listed for interview with the CAC.” 

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