Ravi Shastri’s appointment approved but no decision on Rahul Dravid, Zaheer Khan
NEW DELHI: The Steering Committee (CoA) said Saturday that support staff of the Indian cricket team will be named after consulting with head coach Ravi Shastri on July 22, they recognize the validity Zaheer Khan and the Designation of Rahul Dravid.
At a meeting attended by members of CoA Vinod Rai, Diana Edulji and BCCI CEO, Rahul Johri, the CoA approved the appointment of Shastri. However, the committee did not specify whether Dravid and Khan were implicitly on board as consultants for specific trips abroad, as requested by BCCI.
According to the minutes of the meeting, “other appointments consultants will be decided by the Committee in consultation with the coach.”
The CoA has formed a four-member group, including board chairman CK Khanna and CEO, Rahul Johri, to decide the remuneration of new trainer Shastri and other support staff members.
Edulji and Acting Secretary of the BCCI Amitabh Choudhary are the other members of the commission that will meet on July 19. This was decided after a CoA meeting on Saturday.
The new committee will join CoA with its recommendations on July 22, three days after leaving the team for the Sri Lanka tour on July 19.
“We have taken all the recommendations of the ACC for Ravi Shastri as head coach and we will discuss with him other coaches.
We have established a committee and they speak their (ACC), communicate with them after talking to Shastri. The support staff has been decided in consultation with the coach, “he told reporters after the Rai meeting.
“Three appointments that are critical for the technical staff have been decided. But you must see each one of them, they have to check their will and we must make sure that there is no problem conflict of interest.
Three-member cricketer Advisory Committee (ACC) has appointed Shastri as coach, while Dravid and Khan were appointed, respectively, bataillers and bowlers consultants for specific trips abroad.
However, the CoA stated that they (Zaheer and Dravid) were mere recommendations.
A recommendation was made and the CoA should act on the recommendation, that the recommendation will be followed in consultation with the coach. “There is no agreement, this is only a recommendation.
India will play the first test against Sri Lanka on July 26.
He was asked about the letter of the ACC expressing “pain” to the perception that the appointments of Dravid and Zaheer were forced on Shastri, Rai said: “ACC has made many connections with the CEO and me too. Each of these things “.
An advertisement for the chief of the Indian senior team will be broadcast immediately. Likewise, it will also be broadcast in an advertisement for the A and T-19 team managers.