Virender Sehwag was one of the strongest contenders to become the Head Coach of Indian cricket team but in the end, he found himself losing the race to Ravi Shastri, who got the backing from Indian skipper Virat Kohli.

Sehwag was the only person who attended the interview in person and it was learned that the CAC was quite impressed with his presentation. In all sorts, Sehwag was reported to be the front-runner but CAC bought some time to take a decision and the very next day, Shastri was handed the job.

Sehwag surely would have been a disappointed man but the former Indian opener found a unique way to tackle with it, as he travelled to Canada for a holiday to keep the disappointment away from himself. Here are few of the picture of his trip to Canada –

It can be said that skipper Virat Kohli had a say in Shastri ending up as the real winner, as Sehwag was the best man for it and also, he was pretty much serious for the job, which can be understood by the fact that he was the only person to make it to the BCCI headquarters.

This time again Shastri was not there in person, which was one of the reasons why didn’t get the job last year. So how is it possible that he was given the job this time around? This says it all that Shastri had a strong backing.


    Related Posts

    2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup: Quarter-Final 2 – Brewster Heroic Leads England Into Semi-Final

    Rhian Brewster’s heroic performance led England to a 4-1 win over the United States and also the U-17 World Cup semi-final berth for the...

    Exciting Spain Face Dark Horses Iran In U-17 World Cup Quarters

    Kochi, Oct 21 (IANS) Iran are expected to face an uphill task as they aim to keep their history-making run going against formidable Spain in...

    India Rout Pakistan 4-0 To Enter Asia Cup Hockey Final

    Dhaka, Oct 21 (IANS) India entered the final of the Asia Cup hockey championship after a thumping 4-0 win over arch-foes Pakistan in their final...

    Marquez Takes Pole For Australian Moto GP

    Phillip Island (Australia), Oct 21 (IANS) Repsol Honda's Spanish rider Marc Marquez is set to take the pole position in the upcoming MotoGP Australian Motorcycle...

    Lucky To Have Zlatan, Lukaku: Smalling

    Manchester, Oct 21 (IANS) Manchester United defender Chris Smalling said on Saturday his club is lucky to have the presence of strikers Zlatan Ibrahimovic and...