Mumbai, July 10: Ahead of the crucial Sri Lanka tour, the Cricket Advisory Committee has decided to postpone the much-awaited decision on a new coach for Indian cricket team after the resignation of former coach Anil Kumble.
Informing about the latest development former skipper and a member of Cricket Advisory Committee Sourav Ganguly said, "What we have decided is we will hold on for the time being for the announcement of the coach." Ganguly told the media after the interviews. He further added that the Committee waits for some time in order settle down all the pending issues and after due consultation with captain Virat Kohli final decision would be announced.
Briefing about today’s interview session Ganguly stated that candidates like Lalchand Rajput, Virender Sehwag, Richard Pybus, Ravi Shastri and Tom Moody were interviewed by the three-member CAC. The Committee includes former India captain Sourav Ganguly, former India batsman V.V.S. Laxman and the legendary Sachin Tendulkar.
“We need a few more days and talk to a few more people, especially the captain and then make an announcement because we feel that there is no hurry at the moment,” Said dada. Once we make the announcement, the new coach will stay till the World Cup he added.
When asked about the upcoming Sri Lanka tour Ganguly mentioned that M.V. Sridhar would continue to supervise the team management, who was appointed ahead of the West Indies tour. "We have a Sri Lanka tour coming in a week's time and the board will continue with the same coaching staff,” Ganguly said.