Anil Kumble Nominated as India Head Coach – Cricket News : Anil Kumble, Ex-Indian Captain has been declared as India head coach for one year by Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). The BCCI has confirmed his appointment on 23rs June, Thursday officially. He has to attend the India’s four-test tour in West Indies as his first assignment. After the tenure of Ravi Shastri was completed with World T20, many of the names were hearing in India’s head coach position. Later BCCI committee has come to a decision to appoint a right person as India’s head coach before the Tests in the Caribbean. As part of this, BCCI has received 57 applications including the ex-captain Anil Kumble’s. The committee has shortlisted 21 out of the received names, the Indian Cricket advisory committee including Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman, and Sourav Ganguly has suggested Anil Kumble’s name for Indian head coach. On Tuesday, the BCCI committee had spoken to Anil Kumble regarding his appointment, Thakur and Shrike has called Anil for appointment.
“The CAC recommended a few names to the BCCI. After discussions with various stakeholders, we have taken the final call that for next one year Anil Kumble will be the head coach.” Thakur said at a media briefing in Dharamsala.
Kumble’s Application to BCCI
Anil Kumble applying for the designation oh Indian head coach was a shock to many in the BCCI, considering he has not instructed a cricket group some time recently. The BCCI had favoured their candidate to have had that experience, however his family as a player and two spells as coach in the IPL worked to support Kumble. The BCCI offered Kumble a one-year term. As per Shirke, there were four abroad competitors who had made the shortlist of 21, including Tom Moody and Andy Moles, who, it is comprehended, were among those met by the in Kolkata.
“As for the one-year period, Kumble is now transforming himself from being a great on the cricketing field to probably becoming a great coach that we expect him to be. That transition has to be smooth. This is professional appointment. All professional appointments try to cover all bases. Therefore that is the reason we want to be able to be in a position to review our options should there be any need. I am confident that we will not have that need to address that need. That is the exact reason behind the one-year appointment.”
Anil Kumble’s Cricket Records
Kumble’s absence of experience is compensated for by his remaining as a player and coach in 18-year-long worldwide vocation. He completed as India’s most noteworthy wicket-taker in test matches and the third-most astounding by and large, with 619 wickets, including a best of 10 for 74 against Pakistan in Delhi in 1999. Subsequent to being named Test spinner in November 2007, he drove India in 14 matches, winning three, losing five and drawing six, until his retirement a year later. Among his remarkable triumphs as chief was the Perth Test in January 2008, which was played after the questionable Sydney Test where, among different issues, India confronted charges of prejudice from the Australia side. Kumble is the main Indian to be selected full-time India coach following to Kapil Dev’s resignation in September 2000.