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Sourav Ganguly Shares Cryptic Message Amid Search For India’s New Head Coach

Sourav Ganguly Shares Cryptic Message Amid Search For India’s New Head Coach

As the search for India’s next head coach intensifies, former Indian cricket team captain Sourav Ganguly shared an intriguing message on social media, adding a new dimension to the ongoing discussions. With the tenure of the current head coach, Rahul Dravid, set to end after the T20 World Cup 2024, the BCCI has already started exploring potential candidates for the role.

Media reports have highlighted several names. Gautam Gambhir and Ashish Nehra emerging as the frontrunners, while foreign coaches reportedly show less interest in the position.

Amid this speculation, Ganguly took to X (formerly Twitter) to post a thought-provoking message: “The coach’s significance in one’s life, their guidance, and relentless training shape the future of any person, both on and off the field. So choose the coach and institution wisely…”

The deadline for coaching applications was May 27, but according to reports, the BCCI is in no rush to finalize Dravid’s successor. Currently, the Indian cricket team is concentrating on the T20 World Cup 2024, and it appears that the BCCI may take additional time to make a decision.

If necessary, coaches from the National Cricket Academy (NCA) might accompany the team on future tours until a permanent head coach is appointed.

A BCCI source, speaking anonymously to PTI, conveyed this sentiment: “The deadline is fine, but the BCCI brass wouldn’t mind taking some more time before reaching a decision. Right now, the team will be busy with World T20 for the better part of the month of June. After that seniors will be rested from tours of Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe where any of the NCA-based senior coaches can accompany the team. So what’s the hurry?”

As the process continues, the BCCI is carefully considering its options, ensuring that the next head coach will effectively guide the Indian cricket team both on and off the field. The players and coaching staff remain focused on their current objective, the T20 World Cup, while the selection of the new head coach remains an ongoing process.

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