So it is decided Anil Kumble will be the Coach of Team India for one year. As it is announced by BCCI and as it was expected Anil Kumble is given the responsibility for Team India’s head Coach for One year.
Anil Kumble was in competition with Ravi Shashtri who is been Team India’s Technical Director for a period of 18 months preceding IPL.
The committee comprises of Saurav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar, and VVS Laxman interviewed 10 candidates for the job in Kolkata which long lasted for 10 hours. And perhaps as they have played lot of cricket together no wonder Trio went for him. And apart from that Anil Kumble has also made an excellent presentation about his vision on Indian Cricket’s future.
His record reveals it all 619 wickets in 132 tests and 337 wickets in 271 ODIs and 2506 Runs in Test with one century against England, He is the good coach without any doubts and Indian team can only afford the best, Said Anurag Thakur.
The BCCI announces the appointment of Mr. Anil Kumble as Head Coach of the Indian Cricket Team for one year. pic.twitter.com/yZNohzFfwc
— BCCI (@BCCI) June 23, 2016
“It is not about Indian or foreign, it is about who is best for the job. I think we have used the services of best players who have served Indian cricket. There was no such limitation that we have to have only an Indian coach. We wanted the best for the Indian team,” Mr. Thakur added.
Anil Kumble Commonly known as Jumbo in Indian Cricket as also set world record of taking 10 wickets in test Inning only after England’s Jim Laker.
Indian Team has not Won any major title after Champion’s trophy, in that scenario we are expecting the best from Anil Kumble as the team is going to have very hectic schedule in the upcoming year. We hope this dice roll in the right direction for team India.