Ravi Shastri is all set to continue as the Team Director for the Indian Cricket team till the end of India’s World Cup campaign in Australia and New Zealand which takes place in February-March 2015.

The BCCI working committee, in it’s crucial meet, on Friday decided to continue with Ravi Shastri as Team India director till the 2015 ICC World Cup which will be co-hoested by Australia and New Zealand. India will defend their title at 2015 World Cup.

Former India All-Rounder Shastri was first given this unique role as director of cricket, first of it’s kind in India, after a disastrous Test series where India lost 1-3 at the hands of England earlier this year. In his first series Ravi delivered a 3-1 win over England in ODIs.

The BCCI working committee gave a nod to Ravi’s contract extension after the Mumbaikar agreed to give up his role as commentator where he had a commentary contraact with Star India and various other media commitments. 

Meanwhile, The BCCI also agreed on conract extension of the new support staff trio of Sanjay Bangar, Bharat Arun and MV Sridhar who, along with Ravi Shahstri, were appointed after disastrous Test loss. It is understood that BCCI were not happy with performance of Trevor Penny and Joe Dawes who were India’s fielding and bwoling coach respectively.

 Here is What BCCI tweeted:




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