New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India secretary Anurag Thakur said that the cricket board will have to deliberate over Rahul Dravid’s candidature before taking any decision on India’s next coach but assured that the right person will be selected at the appropriate time. (Rahul Dravid Says he Will Coach India Only if He’s Sure About His Abilities)
With Ravi Shastri’s contract as Team Director coming to an end after the completion of ICC World T20, Dravid’s name has been doing the rounds for the job.
“I think media publishes many reports which are not even discussed at any level. Rahul Dravid has done extremely well as a player and he has been outstanding with India A and U-19 players. (Rahul Dravid Approached For Team India Coaching Job)
“Before taking any call, we have to discuss that within BCCI that who we want to hire for the next 2 or 3 years till the 2019 World Cup and who could be best for Indian cricket. But I would like to assure you that we will pick the right person, at the right time,” Thakur said. (BCCI to Take a Call on New Coach as Ravi Shastri’s Contract Ends)
There were reports that BCCI’s advisory committee, comprising Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman, has approached Dravid, currently in charge of India A and India U-19 squads, for the top coaching job.