Indian team coach included former West Indies opener. Another name has joined the race to become the Indian team’s coach. Former West Indies opener Phil Simmons has applied for the post. According to reports, the BCCI has confirmed 54-year-old Simmons application. Phil Simmons, who played 26 Test matches, was first associated with the Zimbabwe team as a coach in 2004.After that he was also the coach of the West Indies team twice. Their live West Indies won the 2016 T-20 World Cup. Apart from this, Simmons has also been Ireland’s coach. After the resignation of Anil Kumble, Ravi Shastri, the third principal name of Venkatesh Prasad, is in the team’s claimants, Phil Simmons.While Virender Sehwag, Tom Moody, Lalchand Rajput, Richard Pies and Dodda are already in the race. Sourav Ganguly, former India captain and Cricket Advisory Committee member for selection of Team India, has already said that the interview for the coach will be done on July 10. These interviews will be held in Mumbai. According to reports, Ravi Shastri team is the frontrunner to be India’s coach and it is difficult to beat them.However, Saurav Ganguly, a member of Cricket Advisory Committee to choose the coach of Ravi Shastri, does not belong to Sourav Ganguly. According to sources, Indian team captain Virat Kohli wants to see Ravi Shastri as coach.
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