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Some in BCCI made an attempt to make sure I didn't get the job in 2017, reveals ex-India coach Ravi Shastri
In June 2016, he was the front-runner for Team India’s head coach job, but eventually lost that to Anil Kumble, with Shastri terming the development as a ‘bolt out of the blue’.
During a live session on Instagram with RCB teammate AB de Villiers, Kohli said winning the tournament remains the goal but he would not leave the team irrespective of the results
WV Raman faces tough challenge of resolving infight between senior women cricketers, convert warring groups into a team again
How well WV Raman manages to get the warring groups to sit together and take on a common enemy will define his role in the team.
India vs England: Duncan Fletcher should get credit for shaping Indian pace attack, says Nick Compton
Indian pacers took 19 out of 20 wickets at the Trent Bridge where India beat England by 203 runs to peg the series at 2-1.
Shastri understands the Indian dressing room better than most others. He knows when to tighten the screws and when to loosen up.
Shastri's annual earnings dwarf those of John Wright, who coached the team from 2000 to 2005, and is reported to have earned Rs 80 lakh.
Life has come full circle for Shastri. The same committee which had rejected him a year back, had no choice this time but to give him the job.
England vs South Africa: Joe Root set to make captaincy debut four months after replacing Alastair Cook
Root is less experienced than any of his 79 predecessors in the job, however, and Thursday will only be the fifth time he has captained a first-class side.
Anil Kumble is not the first Indian cricket team coach to be dumped unceremoniously. Nor will he be the last, unless BCCI comes up with a worthwhile process in selecting, grooming and replacing coaches.
Former India coach Duncan Fletcher had prescribed a wider stance for the Indian batsmen notably being Ajinkya Rahane but a lot of them have gone back to a "narrower stance" in order to play spin better, revealed batting coach Sanjay Bangar on.
Virat Kohli's fitness tale: Indian captain reveals how he became one of the fittest cricketers in the world
The stories on how Virat Kohli attained supreme fitness are well documented but not many know about his candid chat with former India coach Duncan Fletcher before he went on to become one of the fittest cricketers in the world.
Even as the BCCI wades through the 57 applications one crucial fact becomes apparent: Greatness in one field is no guarantee for success in another. There could be exceptions to the rule. But that remains to be seen.
Veteran Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has backed batting legend Rahul Dravid to step in as the Indian cricket team's head coach, should the former captain get the cricket board’s nod for the vacant post.
Ravi Shastri as Team Director has been lauded for his efforts and Gavaskar praises the current set-up as a breath of fresh air.
The hunt for new India coach has been taking ever so long and now there seems to be a new twist to the story. According to a report in the Times of India, BCCI are mulling over the idea of having separate coaches for Test and limited-overs formats.
Insisting that there are enough people in the support staff to take care of players, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has said it is fine if the coach's position remains vacant for some time rather than appointing "anybody" to fill in.
A report in Hindustan Times states that Shastri is set to become the highest paid coach in the world after the Bangladesh series with a Rs 7 crore-a-year-deal.
Most Indians who know their cricket know Shastri was and is many things India’s Test players need to be.