Anil Kumble To Become Director Of Team India And Rahul Dravid To Be Coach


Anil Kumble and Rahul Dravid played pivotal roles throughout Indian cricket’s ascension to the top of cricket ranking. Even subsequent to their retirements both Kumble and Dravid continue to contribute to the growth of Indian cricket. Kumble is the existing coach of Indian team led by Virat Kohli at the same time as Dravid is the coach of the Indian are the world No1 side in Tests and in 2016, they did not drop a single Test . with Kumble at the tiller , India have won series in West Indies and have continued a huge run at home by winning series adjacent to New Zealand, Bangladesh, and England.

Beneath Dravid’s coaching stint the India U-19 side has also developed sturdily. They entered the final of the U 19 world cup at the same time as they have performed constantly. With changes in the BCCI subsequent the Supreme Court decision on 2nd January, the Indian cricket Board is presently run by the committee of administrators i.e. COA and there are reports of changes soon. According to a report in a primary English newspaper, Kumble might soon be eminent to as team director as the COA are keen on structural changes.

As per the report throughout the BCCI awards following the end of the Bangalore test in which India overcome Australia by 75 runs, Kumble met the COA and they delegated him with the job to file a complete report on the senior, A side, junior and women’s teams. The series alongside Australia could be his last as coach and he could obtain the new role on 14th April.

As per the senior official in the BCCI the plans are by now in place and there is a strong prospect that when new contracts are given out these changes will be made. All along with the proposed elevation of Dravid and Kumble, there is also utter that the cricket advisory committee could be installed. this committee that consisted of former captains Sourav Ganguly, VVS Laxman, Sachin Tendulkar and their preceding job was to choose Kumble as coach in 2016 June. The proposed cricket advisory committee is expected to grip cricket operations of all BCCI teams.

As per the senior BCCI official quoted as saying by the New Indian Express, these alteration’ we need to travel ahead with the times and that is why these structural changes are looked at. If it happens, Indian cricket will profit as one person will handle all the teams and there will be better synchronization between all concerned. The sketch is already in place and there is a strong chance that when new contracts this alteration will be made’. He also added ‘it is too early to say whether Kumble will take up the task or not. Being the coach and team director with new duty is no easy thing as it requires a lot of dedicated time. The amount of cricket we play might burn him out. If it doesn’t we require the back up as we can’t let the team getting affected, mainly with the Champions Trophy coming up’.


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