Sachin, Sourav, Laxman to interview head coach candidates

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Sachin, Sourav, Laxman to interview head coach candidates

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Press Release


The cricket advisory committee, which consists of Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, and VVS Laxman, will screen the head coach applicants, before recommending their choice to the BCCI President Anurag Thakur. The trio will be joined by Sanjay Jagdale, who is the Chief coordinator in this process.

Post the initial scrutiny of 57 applications for the post of Head coach of the Indian team, 21 applicants were found to meet the primary criteria specified by the BCCI.

In order to select the best possible Head Coach for team India the following process is being adopted:

The cricket advisory committee which consists of three eminent cricketers, namely Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman in association with Sanjay Jagdale, who will act as Chief coordinator of this committee for the purpose of the selection of the Head Coach will be handed over the 21 eligible applications.

Mr. Sanjay Jagdale brings a wealth of cricket and cricket administration experience to help run the operations of this committee smoothly. The said committee under the coordination of Mr. Jagdale will process and scrutinise all the applications, conduct interviews and seek presentations from candidates as the committee deems fit.

Should the committee desire to look at all the 57 applications as well, the said will be made available to them.

The committee will be required to go through the process and on completion, recommend its choice of selection to the President of the BCCI, Mr. Anurag Thakur, through the Hony Secretary.

The primary operations and activities of the committee will be carried out in the Mumbai office of the BCCI.

Mr. Sachin Tendulkar who is a key member of this committee, but is out of the country, has confirmed his availability as and when required through video conference facilities.

The committee is expected to give its report by the 22nd of June 2016 to the Hony Secretary of the BCCI.

*Report courtesy BCCI press release.

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