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30 May 2017

Indian team unhappy with Anil Kumble

Trouble in Indian cricket team's dressing room?

It all started in May when reports of BCCI officials being unhappy with the Indian coach Anil Kumble emerged. Soon after, new reports which claimed that the Indian team is "not happy" with the coach came to light.

The team members had reportedly complained about the 'lack of freedom to express themselves' under Kumble.

They have been asking for a new coach.

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Trouble in Indian cricket team's dressing room?

Kumble's closeness with CoA a problem for BCCI?

While some officials from BCCI were backing Kumble for another term, a faction of BCCI officials was not happy with Kumble's closeness with the Committee of Administrators (CoA). Kumble's demand for salary hike for players and himself also irked the BCCI.

What is Team India's problem with Kumble?


What is Team India's problem with Kumble?

Sources said that the Indian skipper Virat Kohli had differences with Kumble during the selection of playing XI in the recent series against Australia.

Kohli had shot down Kumble's decision to include left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav in the team during the Ranchi test.

However, Kumble made Yadav play the last test, a last minute decision which did not go well with Kohli.

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20 Jun 2017

Anil Kumble steps down as Indian cricket team's coach

Anil Kumble has 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.

Not the first 'tussle with coach' for Indian team

Over a decade ago, former Indian coach Greg Chappell was ousted from his job after his clashes with senior players like Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly.

BCCI to Kohli: Deliver, else face the consequence

22 Jun 2017

BCCI to Kohli: Deliver, else face the consequence

After Anil Kumble resigned as the coach of Indian team, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has warned Indian skipper Virat Kohli to deliver on the field.

A top official from the BCCI was quoted saying, "He (Kohli) has to deliver as captain. Otherwise, he had it."

His spat with Kohli was one of the main reasons Kumble decided to quit.

22 Jun 2017

Kohli deletes his old tweet welcoming Kumble

The very-public spat between Virat Kohli and Anil Kumble gets murkier. Kohli deleted his tweet from June last year where he welcomed Kumble as the coach.

In the tweet, he had welcomed Kumble to the Indian dressing home and hoped to achieve great things for Indian cricket along with him.

According to some reports, they both had stopped talking to each other in December.

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