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Sports News
Six candidates including Shastri shortlisted for India''s head coach post
 
Mumbai: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has shortlisted six candidates including incumbent Ravi Shastri for the high-profile post of the Indian cricket team''s head coach. The six candidates are Mike Hesson, Tom Moody, Phil Simmons, Lalchand Rajput, Robin Singh and the current head coach Ravi Shastri, who was automatically included in the running. After shortlisting the candidates, BCCI on Monday informed all the six shortlisted candidates about the interview date and time.

The Kapil Dev-led Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC), comprising of Anshuman Gaekwad, former women''s team captain Shantha Rangaswamy, will now interview the shortlisted candidates at the BCCI headquarters on Friday for India''s head coach''s job. With the team touring the West Indies, Shastri will be interviewed via Skype. Notably, the board had reportedly received around 2,000 applications for various coaching positions like batting, fielding and bowling coaches, only a few big names had applied for the position of head coach. Meanwhile, the support staff of the team (batting, bowling and fielding coaches) will be picked by chief selector MSK Prasad.

At present, current head coach Ravi Shastri whose contract expires after India''s tour to the West Indies, seems to be the front-runner in the fray. Amongst the other candidates, Moody, a former Australian all-rounder, has been a coach with the Sunrisers Hyderabad for the past six years. They won the title under him in 2016, and were the runners-up in 2018. Ex-India team manager Lalchand Rajput has coached India, India A, Afghanistan and is with Zimbabwe currently. He also coached the Indian team to the inaugural WorldT20 title in 2007, and then the CB Tri-Series triumph in Australia the next year.

While the former India fielding coach Robin Singh, has been an assistant coach with the Mumbai Indians for a long time, apart from guiding Barbados Tridents in the Caribbean Premier League. Mike Hesson, a former New Zealand coach (2012 to 2018), was in charge of Kings XI Punjab this season, before he quit the job while Former West Indies opener Phil Simmons was the coach of Afghanistan in the 2019 World Cup in England.


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India Women claim 5-0 T20 series sweep over West Indies
Germany crush Northern Ireland 6-1 in Euro 2020 qualifiers
Bring Ashwin back in limited overs cricket: Harbhajan
FIFA WC qualifiers: India lose 0-1 to Oman
Vijender to take on former Commonwealth champion in Dubai showdown
Ronaldo admits he is not '100 percent'
Murray will do 'great job' at Davis Cup, says British captain
My focus is on scoring runs, rest depend on selectors: Shaw on India comeback
Attacking game in Tests strengthens Mayank's case for WI limited overs series
Bajwa, Mairaj to headline National Shotgun Shooting Championship
We now have dream combination of fast bowlers: Kohli
Dhoni starts training but not available for West Indies series
Letting go fear of failure made me hungrier: Mayank
Sindhu, P Kashyap crash out of Hong Kong Open
Rahane likely to move to Capitals from Royals
Interesting to see how old pink ball behaves with dew around: Kohli
Saina, Sameer bow out of Hong Kong Open
Mountaineer Deeya gearing up for Denali challenge once again
Rahane's pink ball lessons: Does more than red ball, need to play late
KERALA NEWS
Assembly Speaker censures four Congress MLAs for climbing on dais
 Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Assembly Speaker P Sreeramakrishnan on Thursday censured four Opposition  
Opposition leader visits injured MLA at Medical College Hospital in Kerala
Sabarimala temple opens for 2-month long pilgrimage season
Kerala: Mixed response to SC Sabarimala verdict
INTERNATIONAL NEWS
Mahinda Rajapaksa takes PM office for third time
 Colombo: Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa assumed the office of prime minister for the third time
Israel''s Netanyahu charged in corruption cases
Lankan Prez names elder brother Mahinda as PM after Wickremesinghe resigns
Nawaz Sharif meets medical experts for check-up in London
NATIONAL NEWS
Normalcy has been restored in J&K: Shah
 New Delhi: Asserting that the normalcy has been restored in Jammu and Kashmir, Home Minister Amit Sh
Cabinet approves strategic disinvestment of CPSEs
T''gana techie among 2 Indians arrested in Pak; missing since 2017, says family
Rajini, Haasan hint at joining hands for TN''s welfare
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