Tendulkar, Ganguly, Laxman to select India coach after IPL: Report
The BCCI had earlier announced that Ravi Shastri will remain Team Director till the World T20 along with the rest of support staff.
New Delhi: The Indian cricket team will have a new full-time coach after the 2016 Indian Premier League, according to a report.
A report in PTI claimed that Indian batting legends Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman, who made up the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) advisory committee will select the coach.
The BCCI had earlier announced that Ravi Shastri will remain Team Director till the World T20 along with the rest of support staff – Sanjay Bangar, Bharat Arun and R Sridhar.
"After World T20, whatever tour is, we would like to have the coach in place. We will get time during IPL (in April-May) so our effort will be to call the meeting of advisory panel and decide on the coach. We will begin the process after the World T20," PTI qouted a BCCI official.
India are scheduled to tour West Indies post the IPL 9.
Interestingly, former Australian batsman Michael Hussey had recently revealed that Laxman approached him for the India job but he turned it down due to personal reasons.