BCCI To Select Shastri’s Successor Post The World Cup 

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The tenure the head coach of the Indian cricket team, Ravi Shastri and his support staff is going to end just after the World Cup. So now the biggest question in front of BCCI is to find out the next coach for Indian cricket team amidst the entire hustle bustle. 

The Story

The contracts of Shastri and his deputies, who were appointed in July 2017, will expire after the World Cup. According to reportage on ESPNcricinfo, the BCCI will most likely conduct the interview process during the two-week window right after the World Cup.  The World Cup will begin on May 30 and end on July 14. 

Based on the interviews, the BCCI will take the next call. India will e touring West Indies after the World Cup. So BCCI will decide whether to appoint an interim coaching staff for the tour or extend the contract of Shastri and his team. His team consists of the Assistant Coach Sanjay Bangar, the Bowling Coach Bharat Arun, and the Fielding Coach R Sridhar. 

CAC To Take Final Call

It is also reported that BCCI will once again ask the three members of the Cricket Advisory Committee to take the final decision. The CAC has Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman who will carry out the interviews and decide accordingly. 


Shastri was appointed the Head Coach of Indian Cricket Team in July 2017. Under him, the Indian team has climbed to the No. 1 spot in test rankings. The team, especially the captain at times gave credits to Shastri for their success. However, Ravi Shastri will most likely get a direct entry to the final pool of candidates like Anil Kumble got in 2017.

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