18 July, MUmbai
Board of Control for Cricket in India, BCCI has appointed Bharat Arun as the Indian Cricket team’s bowling coach.
Addressing a press conference in Mumbai Tuesday, BCCI’s acting Secretary Amitabh Chaudhary announced that the cricket body has also decided to retain Sanjay Bangar as assistant coach and R Sridhar as fielding coach till the 2019 ODI World Cup.
The confirmation of their appointment came after newly appointed Indian coach Ravi Shastri met the four-member committee comprising of acting president CK Khanna, acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary, BCCI CEO Rahul Johri and Committee of Administrators member Diana Edulji in Mumbai earlier today.
Speaking to reporters for the first time after being named as Team India’s head coach, Ravi Shastri said, he was very clear in his mind about what his core team would be like.
When asked about Zaheer Khan and Rahul Dravid who were earlier named as bowling and batting consultants, Shastri said, both of them are fantastic cricketers and their contribution will depend on their availability.