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Both Gautam Gambhir and WV Raman are likely to be appointed by BCCI as the report makes a massive claim


The Indian head coach post is keeping everyone excited. Two of the greats of Indian cricket Gautam Gambhir and WV Raman reportedly were interviewed by the BCCI’s Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) on Tuesday (18th June). 

There were reports that Gautam Gambhir was the only candidate for the post of head coach but on the day of the interview it was revealed that WV Raman also is in contention to replace Rahul Dravid as head coach of the team. 

However, as per the reports in News 18, it is learned that BCCI might sign both candidates. They are keen to utilise the services of both the players. The source claimed that Gautam Gambhir might be the head coach while WV Raman may come in as the batting coach. He stated: 

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“The Indian cricket board must look at utilising the services of both Raman and Gambhir. There are numerous ways in which one can do that – say have Gambhir as head coach and Raman as batting coach or allow Raman to have more say in red ball. Lot of ways one can use them because both can benefit Indian cricket and that’s what one should look at.”

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WV Raman has a huge amount of coaching experience. He coached Tamil Nadu and Bengal in the domestic circuit. Apart from that he also served as an assistant coach in the IPL for the PBKS and as a batting coach for KKR.

Apart from this, WV Raman was also part of the Indian coaching setup Indian women’s cricket team. He served as the head coach from 2018 to 2021. It remains to be seen who will be part of the coaching setup for the Indian team. 

The announcement for the head coach of the India team is likely to be made soon. It is expected that the announcement will be made before the T20 World Cup concludes. The new head coach will be taking charge of the team for the Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe tour. 

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