New Delhi: Team India’s head coach Ravi Shastri’s tenure is ending after the T20 World Cup this year. There has been speculation for a long time that after Shastri, who will be appointed as the new coach of India. The biggest contender for this post is considered to be the legendary player Rahul Dravid. Now BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has made a big disclosure about the new coach of India.
This legend will become the new coach of Team India
BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has said that after Ravi Shastri, legendary batsman Rahul Dravid can be appointed as the coach of the Indian team for some time. In a conversation with The Telegraph, he said that Dravid does not want to stay in this post for long, but he will definitely be talked to. Ganguly said, ‘I understand that he is not interested in working permanently. We haven’t spoken to them yet. But we will talk to him about it and then let’s see what happens.
The coach was made for the Sri Lankan tour
Recently, Team India, adorned with young players, was sent on a Sri Lankan tour under the captaincy of Shikhar Dhawan. Rahul Dravid was made the coach of that team. This team defeated Sri Lanka 2-1 in the ODI series but also faced a 2-1 defeat in the T20 series. However, a big reason behind that was that almost all the star players of the team were out of the series after getting infected with the corona virus.
Shastri in no mood to extend the contract
Let us inform that after the T20 World to be held in October-November this year, the tenure of head coach Ravi Shastri is ending. After this the team will get a new coach. According to media reports, Dravid will become the new coach of Team India, but he is currently serving as the NCA Chief and is preparing new players.