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Sehwag among six applicants for the next Team India's coach

01 Jun 2017 | By Sumedh Chaudhry

BCCI had so far received six applications for the job of coach of the Indian cricket team.

As per the sources, former cricketer Virender Sehwag, Doddanarasiah "Dodda" Ganesh, former coach Lalchand Rajput, cricket coach Richard Pybus, Anil Kumble and Tom Moody are the six applicants for this job.

The shortlisted candidates will now be interviewed by BCCI's Cricket Advisory Committee.

In context: India's next cricket coach?

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On 20th June, Anil Kumble decided to step down from the post of Team India's coach after holding the position for a year.

Earlier in the day, he decided not to travel with the team for the West Indies tour.

This comes after the reports of 10 Indian players putting forward their reservation on Kumble continuing as the coach.

21 Jun 2017BCCI invites more applications for coach's post

After Anil Kumble's sudden resignation, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has invited more applications for the post of Indian team's coach so as to give the Cricket Advisory Committee more options to pick up from.

According to a top official in the BCCI, fresh applications would be accepted for the next 7 to 10 days.

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What will be the selection process?

ProcessWhat will be the selection process?

The applications submitted to the BCCI will be reviewed by a three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) consisting of Sourav Ganguly, VVS Laxman and Sachin Tendulkar.

The trio will then conduct interviews and will select the best possible candidate for the post.

The press release said that a nominee of the Committee of Administrators will overlook the process to ensure a fair and transparent process.

01 Jun 2017Sehwag among six applicants for the next Team India's coach