newscricket4 days ago

Rahul Dravid not available for Indian senior men, says Vinod Rai

The Committee of Administrators ( CoA) chief Vinod Rai has cleared that Rahul Dravid will not be available for Indian senior team’s abroad tours due to his India A and India Under-19 commitments. Rai has further added that Zaheer Khan's contract is in the process of being sorted.
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newscricket7 days ago

Ravi Shastri : If Rahul Dravid is free, I'm all for it

Newly appointed head coach Ravi Shastri has aired his views on Rahul Dravid by stating that if the former batsman is available, then he has no problem working with him. He also mentioned that he's fine if Zaheer meets all conditions as required by the BCCI and can be invited as and when required.
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newscricket11 days ago

Jason Gillespie: I may consider coaching India in future

Former Australian fast bowler Jason Gillespie has acknowledged that he was in two minds about applying for the Indian coaching job this time around, but may seriously consider applying for the post in the future. Having said this, the 42-year-old also congratulated Ravi Shastri on his appointment.
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newscricket11 days ago

Rahul Dravid and Zaheer Khan are being humiliated, says Ramachandra Guha

Former CoA member Ramachandra Guha has said that Rahul Dravid and Zaheer Khan are being subject to public humiliation by the manner in which their appointment as consultants has been put on hold. Guha further added that both Dravid and Zaheer deserve to be treated in a much better way.
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newscricket11 days ago

Bharat Arun appointed as bowling coach of Indian team: Reports

Former India pacer Bharat Arun has been reappointed as the bowling coach of the Indian cricket team and will join the team on the Sri Lankan tour, reports have emerged. Earlier, newly appointed head coach, Ravi Shastri had put in a request with the BCCI to bring in Arun as the bowling coach.
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newscricket11 days ago

Ravi Shastri likely to be paid over 7 crores as Indian coach

The newly appointed Indian head coach Ravi Shastri is likely to be paid over 7 crores per annum for fulfilling his duties which is the same amount that had been suggested by Anil Kumble in his presentation. The bowling and batting coaches salaries will also be hiked up to INR 2 crores.
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newscricket11 days ago

Tom Moody and Richard Pybus presentations far better than Ravi Shastri's reveals BCCI source

A well-placed BCCI source revealed that Tom Moody and Richard Pybus should have been the frontrunners for the post of the head coach based on the exceptional presentations that they pitched to the CAC. However, it was Ravi Shastri who bagged the job based on his relationship with the Indian players.
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newscricket12 days ago

Virat Kohli backed Virender Sehwag as coach, but not his choice of support staff, says report

It has been revealed that Virat Kohli had backed Virender Sehwag for the Indian coaching job, but was not happy with the latter's choice of support staff, which eventually resulted in Sehwag losing out to new coach Ravi Shastri. Shastri was named as the Indian coach on Tuesday on a two-year deal.
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newscricket13 days ago

CAC hurt with the perception of forcing Zaheer Khan and Rahul Dravid's appointment on Ravi Shastri

The Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) have expressed their disappointment over the ongoing perception that they forced Zaheer Khan and Rahul Dravid's appointment on newly appointed coach Ravi Shastri. The trio also called on Vinod Rai to clear the air on the falsehood of the narratives.
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newscricket13 days ago

Zaheer Khan to be asked to quit Delhi Daredevils to take up India job

The CoA will ask Zaheer Khan to quit the Delhi Daredevils in order to take up his new role as India's bowling consultant, as his dual role will be a clear breach of the conflict of interest rule. The CoA will also review the dual roles of the support staff while deciding their new salaries.
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