The Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) members VVS Laxman, Sourav Ganguly along with CEO Rahul Johri and BCCI Acting Hon. Secretary Amitabh Choudhary addressed the press conference today evening after interviewing the applicants for the post of Head Coach.
First Amitabh Choudhry addressed the media and said that committee was headed by 3 great player, namely VVS Laxman, Sourav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar who was connected via Skype. He said that they interviewed 5 prospective candidates, they had the lengthened discussion and finally come to discussion and further Sourav Ganguly will discuss.
Former skipper Sourav Ganguly said that whatever I will say it will be said by taking all three of us into confidence; it is unanimous decision of all three of us i.e. me, Sachin and Laxman. We have interviewed all prospective candidates except Phil Simmons’s who was not available for the interview and other 5 candidates were Tom Moody’s, Richard Pybus’s , Lalchand Rajput’s, , Virender Sehwag and Ravi Shastri.
Sourav Ganguly said that for the time being we will hold on the decision on head coach for few more days and talk to few more peoples especially the captain and then make the announcement because we feel that no hasten at the moment and for the time being the things will remain the same. Once the Virat Kohli arrives from USA we will speak to him and other concerned peoples.
We will explain him that coach is want to function on certain way and other hand make sure that everybody is on the same page as if we make an announcement then the decision will be till the ICC World Cup 2019.
As far as Interview is concerned all the candidates, we asked them how they will go on the job and we were happy and surprised on the other end as they all were on the same page.
Gangulay also added that the players are more important as they are the one who will play on the field and they are the one who provide output not us or coach.
But according the sources Ravi Shastri and Virender Sehwag are the top competitor for the spot.