Ravi Shastri on Saturday gave his first official statement after being retained as the head coach of the Indian cricket team and said that it was 'an honour and privilege' to continue for 26 more months.
Mike Hesson, one of the candidates who Ravi Shastri pipped to be re-appointed as India head coach, was one of the first to send his congratulations. Not surprisingly, Jofra Archer also has a tweet to fit the occasion.
India's head coach Ravi Shastri is a runaway favourite to retain his post. Tom Moody and Mike Hesson are among the six shortlisted candidates who will be giving presentations to the three-member committee.
The Kapil Dev-led committee which also has Shantha Rangaswamy as the third member will conduct interviews as the deadline for filing the applications for the head coach and support staff got over on Tuesday.
Virat Kohli and Co will begin their Sri Lanka tour in Galle when the two teams play the first Test from July 26. Indian cricket team will be playing a three Tests, five ODIs and a one-off T20I against Sri Lanka.
Ravi Shastri returned to the Indian dressing room after he was appointed India's head coach earlier this month and his first assignment would begin when India tour Sri Lanka where they are scheduled to play three Tests, 5 ODIs and a T20I.
India head coach Ravi Shastri and India captain Virat Kohli addressed the media on Wednesday in which Shastri said that coaches will come and go but the team’s fabric will remain. Shastri said, “I have matured immensely. I don’t carry any baggage. Fabric of Indian cricket team will remain. Shastris and Kumbles will come and go.” On […]
After much drama surrounding the appointment of team India’s head coach, Ravi Shastri was finally confirmed as the new head coach of the Indian cricket team on Tuesday. Reports on Tuesday evening had said that the former India cricketer is the new coach but Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) denied it only […]
Shastri was director of the Indian cricket team between 2014 and 2016 in which he led the team to the semi-final of the 2015 World Cup and 2016 T20I World Cup. He had also applied for the job in 2016 but Kumble was chosen over him. The former spinner was offered a one-year contract. Under […]