New Delhi: Shastri’s tenure is ending this year itself after the T20 World Cup. Ravi Shastri will step down as the head coach of the Indian cricket team after the T20 World Cup. There will be a big change in Indian cricket after the T20 World Cup. Apart from Ravi Shastri, bowling coach Bharat Arun, fielding coach R Sridhar and batting coach Vikram Rathor may part ways from the Indian team. Ravi Shastri himself has planned to separate from Team India after the T20 World Cup. Please tell that Ravi Shastri’s contract is expiring in November this year. BCCI also wants a new coaching staff for Team India. In such a situation, instead of Ravi Shastri, there are 3 big contenders to become the coach of Team India.
Like his fearless batting, Virender Sehwag, the former explosive opener of Team India, known for his fearless style, is also a contender to become the coach. Sehwag has already applied to become the coach of Team India. Although Virender Sehwag does not have coaching experience, he has a good relationship with BCCI President Sourav Ganguly. In such a situation, they can get a chance. Sehwag will get tough competition from 2 foreign stalwarts like Mike Hesson and Tom Moody.
Former New Zealand coach Mike Hesson has been a very successful coach in world cricket. Under the coaching of Mike Hesson, the New Zealand team made it to the final of the 2015 World Cup. Mike Hesson was the coach of New Zealand from 2012 to 2018. At present, Mike Hesson is the Director of Cricket Operations of the Royal Challengers Bangalore team, captained by Virat Kohli in the IPL.
Tom Moody is currently the Director of Operations of Sunrisers Hyderabad team in IPL. Tom Moody gave an interview for the post of coach of Team India in the year 2017. Tom Moody gave a tough competition to Ravi Shastri in the selection process of the coach, but taking care of the choice of Virat Kohli, Shastri was made the coach. Tom Moody is a big contender to become the coach of Team India.
Why shouldn’t Shastri become coach again?
India has not won the title of 2015 World Cup, 2016 T20 World Cup, 2017 Champions Trophy, 2019 World Cup and 2021 World Test Championship under Ravi Shastri’s coach, after which Ravi Shastri’s resignation The demand has intensified. Let us tell you that under the head coach of Ravi Shastri, Team India could never win any ICC tournament.
India lost and won tournaments under Shastri’s coaching
During the tenure of Ravi Shastri, Team India had to face defeat at the hands of Australia in the semi-finals of the 2015 World Cup. Apart from this, India had a good chance of winning the 2016 T20 World Cup in its own country, but in the semi-finals, Team India lost to the West Indies. During the tenure of Ravi Shastri, India was defeated by Pakistan in the final of the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy. Then in the semi-finals of the 2019 World Cup, New Zealand broke the dream by defeating it. After this, India also missed out on winning the title in the 2021 ICC World Test Championship.
Shastri was made coach in place of Kumble
Ravi Shastri was appointed head coach in 2017 after Anil Kumble’s tenure ended midway under controversial circumstances. Ravi Shastri was also the director of the Indian team from August 2014 to June 2016. Team India could never win any ICC tournament under Ravi Shastri’s head coach.
Kohli-Kumble controversy happened because of Kuldeep
Let us tell you that Kuldeep Yadav is the same player, due to whom the fight between Kohli and Anil Kumble started. There was a rift between captain Kohli and former coach Kumble during Australia’s tour of India in March 2017. Actually, in the third Test of the series, Kumble wanted Kuldeep Yadav to be included in the team, but Kohli flatly refused it. This controversy took place during the Dharamsala Test.
There was controversy over this matter
In the Dharamsala Test, Virat Kohli was not a part of this match due to injury, and Ajinkya Rahane was the captain of the team. Chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav was given a chance in this match. Kohli was against it, he wanted to feed Amit Mishra. This decision was taken without informing Virat. Apart from this, it is said that Virat Kohli was also upset with the inclusion of former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni in Grade-A.
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