The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has asked for the chief coach of Team India till July 30. The current coach Ravi Shastri’s tenure ended after the World Cup. His term extended for the West Indies tour Shastri will not have to apply. They will give direct interviews. According to media reports, along with Shastri, Gary Kirsten, Mahela Jayawardene, Tom Moody, and Virender Sehwag are also in the race. In Kirsten’s coaching, the Indian team won the World Cup in 2011. In the Jayawardene coaching, Mumbai Indians were twice and Tom Moody’s Sunrisers Hyderabad once became IPL Champion.
Jayawardene, who has scored 20,000 runs in international cricket, was also the captain of the Sri Lankan team. He was the batting consultant of the England team in 2015. After this, he was made the Mumbai Indians coach in 2017. The team with them became champion in 2017 and 2019. Jayawardene from 2008 to 2010 in Kings XI Punjab, Kochi Tuskers Kerala in 2011 and Delhi Daredevils from 2012 to 2014 in the IPL.
In the 2007 World Cup coaching of Grape Chappell, the Indian team was out in the group stage. After this, Kirsten was made the coach of Team India in 2008. He coached the team from 2008 to 2011. For family reasons, he did not forward his contract. After India, he coached the South African team for two years. After that, Delhi Daredevils coach from 2014 to 2015 He is the coach of the Royal Challengers Bangalore from 2018. This team is captain Virat Kohli. Kirsten’s name came out recently for the chief coach of the Indian women’s cricket team.
Former Australian all-rounder Tom Moody was the claimant to become the coach of the Indian team after John Wright in 2005, but Chappell was given the responsibility. After this Moody became the Sri Lankan coach. In his coaching, Sri Lanka reached the 2007 World Cup finals. He coached Western Australia in the 2007 Big Bash. After this, there were also coaches of Kings XI Punjab and Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL. In his coaching, the Sunrisers team became champion in 2016.
When Anil Kumble resigned from the post of the coach in 2017, Sehwag was considered to be its main contender. Considering the casual approach of Sehwag during the selection, the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) did not make him coach. Sehwag was the mentor of Kings XI Punjab in 2016. He has played more than 30 Tests and more than 50 ODIs, but he has no certificate of coaching. For the post of coach, the BCCI has sought two years of experience.57-year-old Shastri was the captain of Team India’s captain Kohli. Shastri got four big opportunities to prove himself as a coach – Test series in South Africa, England and Australia, and the World Cup, but they failed in 3 of these 4 missions.