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Sehwag will have to tone down if appointed as head-coach, says BCCI official

An unnamed BCCI official has said that Virender Sehwag will have to tone down his natural outspoken nature if he’s handed the reins of the Indian cricket team. Sehwag and Ravi Shastri are currently the two front-runners for the coveted job, following Anil Kumble's controversial resignation.
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newscricket8 hours ago

BCCI announces India ‘A’ teams for South Africa tour

The BCCI have announced the India 'A' squad for the upcoming South Africa tour, where they will play tri-series with the hosts and Australia. The tournament will start in July where India will play ODIs and four-day matches, under the captaincy of Manish Pandey and Karun Nair respectively.
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newscricket9 hours ago

Sachin Tendulkar convinces Ravi Shastri to apply for India coach

In a new development in the hunt for the India’s next coach, CAC member Sachin Tendulkar took the matter into his hand to convince Ravi Shastri to apply for the coach’s job. Previously, Shastri refused to submit the application and demanded that the Indian board to guarantee his appointment.
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Windies call-up two uncapped players for remaining ODIs against India

West Indies have called up Kyle Hope and Sunil Ambris to replace Jonathan Carter and Kesrick Williams for the remaining three ODIs against India in the five-match bilateral series. The Caribbean team lost the second ODI to India by a margin of 105 runs after the first one was washed out.
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Sourav Ganguly : Kohli-Kumble spat should have been handled a lot better

CAC member Sourav Ganguly has suggested that the dressing room spat between Indian skipper Virat Kohli and Anil Kumble should have been handled in a much better way. Moreover, Ganguly also stated that everyone had a right to apply for the coach's post, thus clarifying his stance on Ravi Shastri.
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After MS Dhoni, Harsh Goenka targets Virat Kohli

Industrialist Harsh Goenka has criticised Indian skipper Virat Kohli via a sarcastic tweet wherein he mentioned obeying the captain as one of the required qualifications for being the Indian coach. Goenka had earlier made headlines for his controversial comments about MS Dhoni during IPL 2017.
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BCCI likely to shorten South Africa tour in favor of a home tri-series

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is planning to shorten India's tour of South Africa to make way for a triangular series at home against New Zealand and Bangladesh. India is scheduled to visit the Proteas from the second week of December, for four Tests, seven ODIs, and three T20Is.
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The attention Anil Kumble got was the reason players got uncomfortable, says Sunil Gavaskar

Former Indian skipper Sunil Gavaskar believes that the attention Anil Kumble got from the media was one of the reasons why the Indian players became uncomfortable with his presence. Gavaskar also believes that this Indian team needs a manager more than a coach, given the kind of talent that it has.
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newscricket2 days ago

Ravi Shastri to apply for India’s head coach role

Former India team director Ravi Shastri has confirmed that he will, yet again, throw his hat for India’s coach position, after the BCCI reopened the application process on June 23. Shastri was the Director of the team from 2014 to 2016 and was one of the front-runners in last year’s coach selection.
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Sourav Ganguly named in BCCI panel to study Lodha implementation

The BCCI have named Sourav Ganguly in the seven-member committee to identify ‘critical points’ of the Supreme Court judgment on the implementation of RM Lodha Committee recommendations. The panel will be led by IPL Chairman Rajeev Shukla and convened by acting-secretary Amitabh Choudhary.
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