Fans unhappy with Ravi Shastri’s reappointment as India head coach

first_imgFans unhappy with Ravi Shastri’s reappointment as India head coachIndia head coach appointment: As the BCCI CAC announced the appointment of Ravi Shastri as India’s head coach fans on Twitter were disappointed with the decision.advertisement India Today Web Desk MumbaiAugust 16, 2019UPDATED: August 16, 2019 20:22 IST With the team playing West Indies at present, Ravi Shastri connected with the committee over Skype. (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSShastri pipped former Mike Hesson, Tom Mood, Robin Singh and Lalchand Rajput to the postShastri’s performance with the Indian team as the head coach earned him his fourth stint with Indian Cricket TeamRavi Shastri’s appointment as Team India’s head coach has left the social media dividedRavi Shastri’s appointment as Team India’s head coach has left the social media divided. A section of India cricket team fans took to Twitter to react to Cricket Advisory Committee’s decision to re-appoint Ravi Shastri as the head coach of the Indian team till November 24, 2021.Shastri’s performance with the Indian team as the head coach between 2017 and 2019 earned him his fourth stint with Indian Cricket Team. Before this, Ravi Shastri had served briefly as the Cricket Manager (2007 tour of Bangladesh), Team Director (2014-2016) and head coach (2017-2019) of the Indian Cricket Team.Ravi Shastri’s contract expired after India’s World Cup campaign but the BCCI handed him and his support staff 45-member extension. With the team playing West Indies at present, Shastri connected with the committee over Skype.Cricket Advisory Committee member @therealkapildev says the decision to reappoint @RaviShastriOfc as #TeamIndia’s Head Coach was unanimous. pic.twitter.com/3CXL0BF7nJBCCI (@BCCI) August 16, 2019Shastri pipped former New Zealand coach Mike Hesson, Australian Tom Moody and former India teammates Robin Singh and Lalchand Rajput to the post. Former West Indies and Afghanistan coach Phil Simmons pulled out of the race, citing personal reasons.The Cricket Advisory Committee, comprising Kapil Dev, Shantha Rangaswamy and Anshuman Gaekwad, said on Friday that Ravi Shastri ticked all the boxes when it came to the parameters that the committee had kept for the candidates. The parameters were coaching philosophy, the experience of coaching, achievements in coaching, communication and the knowledge of modern coaching tools.advertisementIndia captain Virat Kohli had also backed Shastri as he said that he shares a great camaraderie with former India captain and would want him to continue as the head coach of the Indian cricket team. Here are some of the reactions:Every Indian cricket fan reaction pic.twitter.com/PhQA3XaPTN(@Harditch) August 16, 2019Meanwhile Ravi Shastri be likeMujh pe ye “virat” kripa bani rahine chaiye.#RaviShastri #ICC pic.twitter.com/8jjr21W4BhAk (@Be_kind_02) August 16, 2019Tell us something we don’t already know.Shastri to continue coaching India.Aleem Dar and Dharamsena to continue umpiringWI continue to play T20 on test cricket.Smith to continue to be the sole breadwinner at Ashes.Call spade a spade (@here_2_be_aware) August 16, 2019Good chance for other teams to win tournaments, We will be happy reaching semi finals for world tournamentsANKhona (@ak1408) August 16, 2019Anil kumble Rahul Dravid Sourav Ganguly Mike Hesson Tom Moody all be like pic.twitter.com/C1ISrwPzZTJ R D (@The_Real_JRD) August 16, 2019This is not going to be great for India. So it’s official now they aren’t going to win any @ICC trophy for next 3-4 years….sandeep chamoli (@sandeepchamoli9) August 16, 2019Also Read | CAC did not consult Virat Kohli before reappointing Ravi Shastri, says Kapil DevAlso Read | Ravi Shastri again! BCCI CAC reappoint former India captain as head coachAlso Read | One bad day in the World Cup doesn’t make this team bad: Ravi Shastri to CACAlso See:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted bySaurabh Kumar Tags :Follow Ravi ShastriFollow India head coachFollow Virat KohliFollow Twitterlast_img