With the contracts of the current set of the support staff of the Indian team ending after the tour of the West Indies, the BCCI are inviting fresh applications for the vacant posts including the post of the head coach. Current coach Ravi Shastri will be required to re-apply if he desires to retain his spot.
Apart from Shastri, the current staff which comprises of batting coach Sanjay Bangar, bowling coach Bharat Arun and fielding coach R Sridhar can reapply as well. The contracts of the current set of coaches were given an extension of 45-days following the World Cup.
The management will although have to look for a new trainer and physio after the departures of Shankar Basu and Patrick Farhart following India’s semi-final exit at the hands of New Zealand in the World Cup.
According to a BCCI official, the details are expected to be out in a few days. He mentioned:
“The job openings will put be up on our website in a day or two. Besides the support staff, fresh applications will also be invited for the post of team manager,”