CoA thanks CAC for its services, accepts coach recommendation in totality
The Committee of Administrators (CoA) on Wednesday hailed the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) for picking Ravi Shastri as the head coach of the national team. CAC, comprising Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman, appointed Shastri as head coach and Zaheer Khan as bowling coach till the 2019 World Cup. Legendary Rahul Dravid was appointed batting consultant for specific overseas tours.
“The Cricket Advisory Committee has made its recommendation regarding the coach. It is a comprehensive recommendation covering all aspects of the coaching requirement of any team,” the CoA said in a statement, released by BCCI.
“They (CAC) have applied themselves to the cause at hand with dedication and commitment. This is exactly what we had expected from a committee of such distinguished cricketers. On behalf of all interested in Cricket India, BCCI and the CoA, I thank them for the service so willingly rendered by them. We accept their recommendation in totality. The decision was made after days of high drama and now CoA wants all stakeholders to move on.
“A coach is a mentor to a team. He is a friend and an elder buddy. He has to actively contribute to building up the morale and harmony in the dressing room. …read more