BCCI expresses its sincere gratitude to CAC members

MEDIA ADVISORY

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) expresses its sincere gratitude to the members of the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) who most willingly agreed to undertake the process of selection of the Head Coach of the Indian Cricket Team.

The three members of the committee – Mr. Sourav Ganguly, Mr. Sachin Tendulkar and Mr. VVS Laxman – have executed the assigned task with total transparency, professionalism and commitment to Indian cricket.

The recommendation for Mr. Ravi Shastri was made on the merit of his presentation and the vision that he projected for taking the team to greater heights. After taking the decision on his selection, the CAC consulted him and decided on having Batting and Bowling consultants on overseas tour-to-tour basis, as per the requirement of the team.

The BCCI wishes to thank the CAC for the selfless pro bono service rendered to assist the Board in the selection process of India Cricket Team’s Head Coach.

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Rahul Dravid to continue as India A and U-19 coach

The former India captain will continue as coach for the next two years

MEDIA ADVISORY
June 30, 2017

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced today that Mr. Rahul Dravid will continue as coach for India A and U-19 teams for the next two years.

The former India captain was first appointed as the coach for the two teams in 2015 and under his leadership the youngsters have achieved outstanding results, at home and away.

In his first assignment as coach, the ‘A’ side won the triangular series in Australia which also had South Africa as the third team. He repeated that success with the Under-19 team as well, guiding them to the final of the World Cup in 2016.

BCCI Acting President, Mr. CK Khanna said, “Over the last two years, Rahul Dravid has been instrumental in getting young talent into the mix who have proved their worth on the big stage. We are glad to continue his services for the next two years and are sure that this is a bright sign for Indian cricket which will see many more young talents coming up in the future.”

BCCI Acting Secretary, Mr. Amitabh Choudhary said, “Rahul Dravid is known for the discipline and commitment he brings to the table. He has been successful in grooming the youngsters in the last two years. I wish him all the very best for his assignments with the two teams for the next two years.”

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