Ravi Shastri, the top coach of India, will step down from his publish after the conclusion of ICC T20 World Cup 2021. Shastri’s time period will come to an finish after the ICC occasion and he doesn’t wish to renew his contract, Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) sources mentioned. Shastri has expressed his resolution to the highest officers of the board, they mentioned. He’ll discontinue the position as head coach and the BCCI must discover a coach for the Indian crew.
After serving as head coach from 2017 to 2019, Shastri was reappointed for one more two years in August 2019. His present time period is ready to finish with the conclusion of ICC T20 World Cup 2021, which can start on October 17 and finish on November 14.
Sources claimed that Ravi Shastri has already knowledgeable the BCCI officers that he’ll resign from the publish as soon as the contract expires. Sources went on to assert that the contract of Shashtri’s assistant is not going to be renewed.
The sources within the know of the event mentioned that head coach Ravi Shastri, bowling coach Bharat Arun and fielding coach Sridhar Virat is not going to be answerable for the crew publish ICC T20 world cup. Nonetheless, batting coach Vikram Rathore might proceed to stay on the publish.
The board has already began discussions on appointing a brand new head coach for the crew after the T20 World Cup. The board will invite purposes for the publish of head coach of the Indian crew. Choice and interview might be completed based mostly on utility.
In some media stories, it’s being speculated that former Indian cricketer Rahul Dravid would be the new head coach of the Indian crew. Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag can also be within the competition for the highest publish, stories mentioned.
Based on sources, the brand new head coaches and assist workers might be answerable for Crew India’s tour of South Africa which begins on December 16 after the T20 World Cup. Nonetheless, the brand new coach is not going to be seen within the two-Check sequence at dwelling towards New Zealand after the T20 World Cup. Based on a bit of the board, if mandatory, Crew India can play towards the New Zealand sequence by extending the contract of Shastri by one other month.
Based on media stories, BCCI was additionally not concerned with renewing the contract of Shastri. Sources claimed that Shastri understood the angle of the board and made his resolution to step down from the publish after the ICC occasion.
The Indian cricket crew has not gained any ICC Trophy beneath Shastri’s supervision. Nonetheless, within the bilateral sequence towards Australia and England, the Indian crew tasted success on international soil beneath Shahstri’s teaching.