By Suvasish Poddar– 12th July, 2017
At last Ravi Sastri has been selected as New Head Coach of Indian Cricket team after intense drama .
Hours subsequent to acting BCCI secretary Amitabh Chaudhary demanded that there was no choice yet, however was normal before the day’s over, Shastri, who has been responsible for the group twice some time recently, was named for the following three years, till the 2019 World Cup.
“Other than Shastri as the central mentor, Zaheer Khan would be joining the group as its new rocking the bowling alley advisor.
Rahul Dravid, who has been given charge of the India An and India Under-19 sides, would help the group as batting specialist however just amid abroad Test visits,” Choudhary affirmed to The Hindu. In any case, it was uncertain whether the choice was settled after interview with the skipper Virat Kohli – as the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) comprising of Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman had longed for a day before and affirmed by Ganguly – or proceeded without it.
Shastri had been a leader for the post as far back as he formally connected for the occupation. Considered near Kohli and getting a charge out of a decent association with the commander in his past stretch, the previous India batsman was among the six hopefuls met for the occupation.
Virender Sehwag and Tom Moody were the other huge names in the shred. Shastri had additionally already trained the Indian side for an erratic away arrangement against Bangladesh in 2007.
He was the group executive from 2014-2016 incorporating the World T20 in 2016. Shastri’s name had been informally affirmed by specific reports before in the day however Chaudhary had disproved every one of those as totally false. Just to affirm the news before the day’s over.