Gautam Gambhir Appointed Head Coach of Indian Cricket Team

Tue Jul 09 2024
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NEW DELHI: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Secretary Jay Shah on Tuesday confirmed that Gautam Gambhir has been appointed as the new head coach of India.

He will be replacing Rahul Dravid who bid farewell to the post after India won the e T20 World Cup 2024.

“It is with immense pleasure that I welcome Mr @GautamGambhir as the new Head Coach of the Indian Cricket Team. Modern-day cricket has evolved rapidly, and Gautam has witnessed this changing landscape up close,” Shah wrote in a post on X.

He was confident that Gautam was the ideal person for the slot who would steer Indian Cricket forward.

Shah added that his clear vision for India, coupled with his vast experience, positions him perfectly to take on this exciting appointment. He said the BCCI fully supports Gautam as he embarks on this new journey.

Earlier the BCCI secretary had said that India will play the upcoming white-ball series in Sri Lanka under a new head coach. 

Jay Shah had also posted a message for Rahul Dravid who bowed out after taking India to the T20 World Cup 2024 win.

“I express my sincere thanks and gratitude to Mr Rahul Dravid whose highly successful tenure as the Head Coach draws to a close. Under his guidance, #TeamIndia emerged as a dominant force across formats, including being crowned ICC Men’s T20 World Cup champions!” Shah said.

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