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There will be no conflict of interest when Anil Kumble takes over as chief coach, says BCCI secretary Ajay Shirke

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is all set to announce the name of new Indian cricket team coach.

There will be no conflict of interest when Anil Kumble takes over as chief coach, says BCCI secretary Ajay Shirke

New  Delhi: #Anil Kumble: It’s a huge responsibility, ready to take this role. Coaches come later, it’s always players first. Strategy will be to win.

#Anil Kumble: It's a great honour to be back in Indian dressing room in a different role.

#While talking about Ravi Shastri, Anurag Thakur said: He was very successful as Team Director. Board was happy and satisfied with him.

#BCCI: Kumble will be now transforming himself from a great cricketer to coach, and that’s why he has been appointed for an year as of now.

#BCCI secretary Ajay Shirke: All concerns have been addressed. There will be no conflict of interest when Kumble takes over.

#Anurag Thakur also made it clear that other coaching positions to be announced later.

#Anurag Thakur: Indian cricket team deserves the best coach and BCCI has full faith in Anil Kumble.

#Anurag Thakur: We are glad to say that BCCI has been very transparent as far as selection of Head coach is concerned. 

#Anurag Thakur said for next one year, Anil Kumble will be the new Indian cricket coach for one year.   

#BCCI president Anurag Thakur and secretary Ajay Shirke have come to address the packed house in Dharamsala. 

# BCCI can any moment announce the name of new Indian cricket coach. 

#According to couple of media reports, Kumble would be named the head coach, while Shastri would be the batting consultant. 

#As Anil Kumble is the front runner for the top job, here are two of his best performances on the field.

#As per the latest update, BCCI will probably take 10 to 15 minutes to announce the name.

# Interestingly, national selection committee head, Sandeep Patil, had also applied for the post, but was not called for the interview.   

# 57 applicants had applied for the coach job. 

# Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman trimmed the 57-applicant list and interviewed 10 candidates. 

#Anil Kumble, the legendary former Indian spinner is in the pole position, according to the media sources.  

#Anil Kumble, the legendary former Indian spinner is in the pole position, according to the media sources.  

#Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is all set to announce the name of new Indian cricket team coach.

#BCCI are expected to announce the name around 5 PM. And there is a tough fight between Anil Kumble, Ravi Shastri.

Earlier in the day, BCCI president Anurag Thakur, who is attending Annual BCCI cricket conclave in Dharamsala, said that the name of the new coach will be announced before today evening.

"We are hopeful that the name will be announced before today evening," Thakur said.

The BCCI-appointed high-profile Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) comprising Tendulkar, Ganguly and Laxman completed the interview process in Kolkata on Tuesday, where they interviewed six to seven candidates.

Out of the ones who were shortlisted, Shastri and Kumble were the two most high-profile cricketers who made their presentations.

While Kumble was present in person, Shastri gave the interview through video as he is currently said to be in Thailand.

Kumble, Pravin Amre and Lalachand Rajput met Ganguly, Laxman and Tendulkar - who joined via video conference from London, while former BCCI secretary Sanjay Jagdale who is the 'coordinator' of the selection process, assisted the trio.

Stuart Law, Tom Moody and Andy Moles are other three applicants who are said to have attended the interview process.

The BCCI, after its advertisement on its website for the coach's post, had received 57 applications from both India and outstation aspirants from which the list was trimmed to 21.

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