Twitter Reacts As CAC Reappoints Ravi Shastri As India's Head Coach

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Twitter Reacts As CAC Reappoints Ravi Shastri As India’s Head Coach 

Twitter Reacts As CAC Reappoints Ravi Shastri As India’s Head Coach
Ravi Shastri and Virat Kohli. Getty Images

India’s head coach Ravi Shastri has been reappointed to his post by Cricket Advisory Committee. The news was confirmed by the Committee on Friday in Mumbai. It was expected that Ravi Shastri will continue to be the head coach of the team as Indian captain Virat Kohli and the rest of the players share a close bond with the former all-rounder.

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Ravi Shastri also had an impressive record as the head coach of the team. Under Shastri’s tutelage, India managed to win 11 Test matches out of the 21 they played with seven losses and three draws. India was able to savor success for the first time on the Australian soil on the Tour Down Under.

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Ravi Shastri (Image Credit: Google)

Shastri’s reappointment was on the cards.

Furthermore, India enjoyed a successful run in the 50-overs version under the tenure of Shastri. The Men in Blue were able to register 45 wins in 63 ODIs with 15 losses, two no-results, and one tie. Moreover, India came up with solid performances in the shortest format of the game as Virat Kohli-led team won 25 matches of the 37 they played in Shastri’s stint as coach.

Consequently, Ravi Shastri was expected to hold his position of the head coach. Meanwhile, the other applicants who had applied for the job were  Lalchand Rajput, Robin Singh, Tom Moody, Mike Hesson, and Phil Simmons.

Virat Kohli, Ravi Shastri
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India has an immaculate record under Shastri’s tenure.

Anshuman Gaekwad stated that Shastri is familiar with all the problems and he was the right man to once again coach India.

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“Being a current coach, knowing the boys well, knowing the problems well, what has to be done. He was well versed with the system. Somebody knows the system and somebody who knows the players well has an advantage,” said Anshuman Gaekwad, one of the members of the CAC.

Shastri will continue to serve the Indian team till the 2021 T20 World Cup, which will take place in India.

Here is how Twitter reacted to Shastri’s appointment.


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