August 10, 2020 | 8:27 AM IST
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Kapil Dev-led CAC to interview shortlisted candidates for Indian Cricket team head coach

The six candidates shortlisted for the post of Indian cricket team’s head coach on Monday now await interviews with the newly appointed Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) headed by Kapil Dev. The interviews will be held in Mumbai. The CAC, which also comprises, Anshuman Gaekwad and former women’s team captain Shantha Rangaswamy, will announce its decision by the end of this week or early next week.

The six shortlisted candidates include incumbent head coach Ravi Shastri, former-Australian all-rounder and Sri Lankan coach Tom Moody, former New Zealand coach Mike Hesson, former West Indies all-rounder and Afghanistan coach Phil Simmons, former-India team manager Lalchand Rajput and former India-fielding coach Robin Singh.

It may be noted that the board received around 2,000 applications for support staff of the team or various coaching positions like batting, fielding and bowling coaches and even head coach. The support staff of the team (batting, fielding and bowling coaches) will be picked up by chief selector MSK Prasad.

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