BCCI gets five applicants other than Kumble
Anil Kumble has “officially” sent his application for the job of Indian cricket team coach, as indicated by reports. The present coach sent his resume regardless of BCCI expressing prior that the previous India captain would be getting an immediate entry into the coach selection process.
Kumble’s application was one of the first to arrive when the procedure was opened by the BCCI on May 25, as indicated by a report in ESPN Cricinfo. Alongside his CV, Kumble has sent an detailed roadmap showing his vision for the Indian cricket group’s future.
In any case, news has been doing the rounds that numerous senior individuals from the Indian cricket team, including skipper Virat Kohli, are “uncomfortable” with the “intimidating” style of Kumble which might weigh his stock down during the selection process for the new coach.
Anil Kumble and five different applicants – Virender Sehwag, Tom Moody, Richard Pybus, Lalchand Rajput, and Dodda Ganesh have been shortlisted by the BCCI and will be met by the three-member cricket advisory group (CAC) of the board.
The CAC – that contains Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman – is probably going to meet in the following couple of days to settle the meeting plan as the BCCI wants to name another coach before the ICC Champions Trophy closes.
Indian cricket team is scheduled to go to the Caribbean islands not long after the Champions Trophy where they will play a limited overs series against the West Indies.
It has additionally been accounted for that the BCCI would be giving the new coach a two-year contract, which would terminate in 2019. Kumble was given a one-year contract, when he was appointed in 2016.