The current Indian coach Ravi Shastri might quit after the T20 World Cup, a prominent newspaper reported.
Apart from Ravi Shastri, the entire support staff of the men’s Indian cricket team (bowling coach Bharat Arun, fielding coach R Sridhar and batting coach Vikram Rathour) is set to undergo a complete change after the marquee event scheduled to begin on October 17, the reports adds.
The BCCI has invited job applications for Head of Cricket at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru, for which is currently headed by former India captain Rahul Dravid.
His two year-contract has ended and as per protocol, BCCI has invited applications. Dravid is likely to reapply for a two-year extension. The last date for application is August 15.
Dravid was appointed as the head coach of India in Sri Lanka Vs India’s limited-overs squad with the Test side in England at the same time.
The current age limit set for the head coach is 60 years, and Shastri turned 59 in May. Report says that Dravid might come into the picture if India don’t do well in the T20 World Cup.