Confirmed Ravi Shastri appointed head coach of Indian team

New Delhi: Former India all-rounder Ravi Shastri was on Tuesday named the new India head coach till the 2019 ICC World Cup.

Shastri had earlier served as the Team Director before Anil Kumble was appointed in 2016 the head coach for a year.

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Shastri's first assignment with the team will be the upcoming Sri Lanka tour, where the first Test starts on July 26.

Former team director Ravi Shastri was the front-runner when the three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) met here on Monday to scrutinise candidates for the high-profile job of Indian men's cricket team coach.

For the record, BCCI received 10 CVs -- Shastri, Virender Sehwag, Tom Moody, Richard Pybus, Dodda Ganesh, Lalchand Rajput, Lance Klusener, Rakesh Sharma (Oman national team coach), Phil Simmons and Upendranath Bramhachari (engineer with no cricketing background).

The CAC interviewed six of the 10 candidates.


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