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Rahul Dravid ruled out of consultancy role for senior team, Zaheer Khan's involvement still unclear: Vinod Rai

Rahul Dravid ruled out of consultancy role for senior team, Zaheer Khan's involvement still unclear: Vinod Rai

While Rai admitted that they are trying to sort out Zaheer Khan's contract issues as he is still associated with IPL franchise Delhi Daredevils, CEO Rahul Johri informed that the former speedster is likely to be available for India's tour of South Africa.

Ravi Shastri gets Bharat Arun as bowling coach, Sourav Ganguly refuses to comment on controversial appointment

Ravi Shastri gets Bharat Arun as bowling coach, Sourav Ganguly refuses to comment on controversial appointment

Shastri said that he will welcome 'invaluable' opinions from both Zaheer Khan and Rahul Dravid.

Sania Mirza, Shoaib Malik hang out with Zaheer Khan, Ashish Nehra in London - see pic

Sania Mirza, Shoaib Malik hang out with Zaheer Khan, Ashish Nehra in London - see pic

Shoaib still seems to be celebrating lifting the ICC Champions Trophy title for the first time a month back when they beat India in the final at The Oval.

Zaheer Khan and Rahul Dravid are two fantastic cricketers, their inputs will be invaluable for team: Ravi Shastri

Zaheer Khan and Rahul Dravid are two fantastic cricketers, their inputs will be invaluable for team: Ravi Shastri

The four-member panel comprising Committee of Administrators (CoA) member Diana Edulji, CEO Rahul Johri, acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary and acting president CK Khanna, who met in Mumbai, announced Team India's support staff members. Sanjay Bangar remains as the Assistant Coach and R Sridhar as the fielding coach.

Who is Bharat Arun? Why was Ravi Shastri so keen to appoint him as bowling coach over Zaheer Khan?

Who is Bharat Arun? Why was Ravi Shastri so keen to appoint him as bowling coach over Zaheer Khan?

He was named as the bowling coach of India's national cricket team in 2014-16, while Shastri was incharge as team director.

Robin Singh backs Ravi Shastri over support staff furore, says coaches should be allowed to pick their people

Robin Singh backs Ravi Shastri over support staff furore, says coaches should be allowed to pick their people

Robin, who was the Men in Blue's fielding coach 2007-2009, asserted that if he was the coach, then he would want to work with people whom "he is comfortable" with.

Weekly sports round-up, July 10 to 16: From Ravi Shastri's appointment as India coach to Roger Federer's record Wimbledon title

Weekly sports round-up, July 10 to 16: From Ravi Shastri's appointment as India coach to Roger Federer's record Wimbledon title

An eventful sporting week culminated with Roger Federer winning a record 19th Grand Slam title at Wimbledon, even as uncertainty continued to rule Indian cricket on who else will join the coaching staff to support Ravi Shastri, the new head coach.

Anil Kumble, Zaheer Khan and Rahul Dravid shouldn't have faced such public humiliation, reckons Ramachandra Guha

Anil Kumble, Zaheer Khan and Rahul Dravid shouldn't have faced such public humiliation, reckons Ramachandra Guha

This is not the first time that Guha had raised his voice against the functioning of BCCI. Through his resignation letter back in June, the historian had pointed out quite a few loopholes in the board, one of which also included Dhoni's pay scale.

Ravi Shastri might get paid around 7 crores for role as India's head coach: Reports

Ravi Shastri might get paid around 7 crores for role as India's head coach: Reports

Sources also revealed that the support staff members which includes the batting, bowling and the fielding coach, are not going to earn more than Rupees two crores.

CoA forms four-member panel to decide on Ravi Shastri's salary

CoA forms four-member panel to decide on Ravi Shastri's salary

Besides Shastri, the current coaching staff has Sanjay Bangar and R Sridhar as batting and fielding coaches respectively. The duo was hand-picked by Shastri, when he became the team director in 2014.

All-powerful CoA puts on hold Zaheer Khan, Rahul Dravid's appointments; Ravi Shastri to play big role

All-powerful CoA puts on hold Zaheer Khan, Rahul Dravid's appointments; Ravi Shastri to play big role

This new development effectively puts a hold on the appointment of Dravid and Khan, for whatever roles the Cricket Advisory Committee of Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman has designed for the two Indian legends.

Zaheer Khan's contract with Team India will be for 150 days a year, says Sourav Ganguly

Zaheer Khan's contract with Team India will be for 150 days a year, says Sourav Ganguly

The BCCI has already made it clear in a statement that just like Rahul Dravid, Zaheer's appointment will also be on a tour-to-tour basis.

CAC shoots letter to CoA expressing hurt over alleged 'forced' appointments of Zaheer Khan and Rahul Dravid

CAC shoots letter to CoA expressing hurt over alleged 'forced' appointments of Zaheer Khan and Rahul Dravid

The legendary trio reminded Rai of an e-mail where he had apparently given them a free-hand in picking the coach of the Indian cricket team.

BCCI brings twist in tale, calls Zaheer Khan 'consultant', not bowling coach in latest release

BCCI brings twist in tale, calls Zaheer Khan 'consultant', not bowling coach in latest release

Earlier, a media report claimed that Shastri was indeed unhappy with Zaheer's appointment as bowling coach and wanted his role to be reduced to that of a consultant's.

Suresh Raina congratulates Ravi Shastri, Zaheer Khan, Rahul Dravid on new assignments with Team India

Suresh Raina congratulates Ravi Shastri, Zaheer Khan, Rahul Dravid on new assignments with Team India

Raina is working on his fitness, and must be quietly hoping to make a comeback into the national team.

WATCH: On this day in 2002, India won NatWest series in a nail-biting final as Sourav Ganguly waived shirt in Lord's balcony

WATCH: On this day in 2002, India won NatWest series in a nail-biting final as Sourav Ganguly waived shirt in Lord's balcony

Ganguly's shirt waiving was triggered by Andrew Flintoff who waved his jersey after winning an ODI for England at Wankhede Sadium few months prior to Natwest final.

Ravi Shastri wants Bharat Arun as full-time bowling coach despite presence of Zaheer Khan in set up

Ravi Shastri wants Bharat Arun as full-time bowling coach despite presence of Zaheer Khan in set up

It must be noted that Arun was the bowling coach of the national team between 2014 and 2016. It was the same period which coincided with Shastri being the team director.

Indian coach selection: Cricket fraternity congratulates Ravi Shastri, Zaheer Khan for new roles

Indian coach selection: Cricket fraternity congratulates Ravi Shastri, Zaheer Khan for new roles

Ravi Shastri was named as the head coach of the Indian team by BCCI on Tuesday night while Zaheer Khan was named as the bowling coach.

Zaheer Khan, Rahul Dravid's appointments a move to curb Ravi Shastri's autonomous authority as Team India head coach?

Zaheer Khan, Rahul Dravid's appointments a move to curb Ravi Shastri's autonomous authority as Team India head coach?

It was learnt that Shastri however didn't get his choice of bowling coach -- Bharath Arun -- where Ganguly pulled a coup by getting Zaheer on board.

Rahul Dravid named overseas batting consultant​, Zaheer Khan as bowling coach under Ravi Shastri

Rahul Dravid named overseas batting consultant​, Zaheer Khan as bowling coach under Ravi Shastri

It was learnt that it was a fight between Shastri and Virender Sehwag but it was skipper Virat Kohli's strong recommendation about Shastri's earlier tenure that swung the deal in favour of BCCI's 'Man of All Seasons'.