Amol Majumdar and Tusshar Arothe among the shortlisted candidates for the post of head coach of the Indian women’s team
New Delhi, BCCI has taken another big decision. Along with shortlisting the name as the new head coach of the Indian team, interviews have also been started. As this selection is being made for the post of new head coach of the Indian women’s cricket team. Interviews begin with shortlisting names as the new head coach
Meanwhile, Amol Majumdar and Tushar Arothe are among the shortlisted candidates for the post of head coach of the Indian women’s team, who will be interviewed on June 30. Tushar has previously coached the Indian team, while Majumdar, who has coached Indian Premier League franchise Rajasthan Royals and the South African national team, is in talks to become Baroda’s coach.
According to the information received, Jane Lewis, the former coach of England’s Durham, has also applied for this job. The Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) comprising Ashok Malhotra, Jatin Paranjpe and Sulakshana Nayak will conduct the interviews in Mumbai. “Interviews will be held on Friday,” said a BCCI (Indian Cricket Board) official.
The Harmanpreet Kaur-led Indian team has been without a head coach since December. The team has been scouting for a new head coach ever since Ramesh Powar was removed from the post. Batting coach Hrishikesh Kanitkar took charge of the team during the T20 World Cup earlier this year. A former Indian player said, ‘I don’t think bringing Tusshar back would be a good option. The team needs a coach with new ideas. A coach like Amol will be right to take him forward.
After selecting the head coach, the CAC is likely to appoint the chief selector for the Indian men’s team. Because this post has been vacant since February after the ouster of Chetan Sharma. The last date of application for this is June 30 and the interview is likely to be held on July 1. Ajit Agarkar is also said to be the frontrunner in the race for the post of chief selector.