BCCI shortlists candidates for Team India’s support staff

BCCI shortlists candidates for Team India’s support staff

The candidates for Physiotherapist and Administrative Manager position were also shortlisted.

MSK Prasad
MSK Prasad. (Photo Source: Twitter)

The All-India Senior Selection Committee met at the BCCI HQ in Mumbai to conduct the interview process to select the support staff of Team India (Senior Men). The five-member committee comprising Mr MSK Prasad (Chairman), Mr Sarandeep Singh, Mr Gagan Khoda and Mr Jatin Paranjape attended the process in person while Mr Devang Gandhi attended via video conference.

Beginning Monday, a total of 14 candidates for the position of Batting Coach, 12 for Bowling Coach, nine for Fielding Coach, 16 for the position of Physiotherapist, 12 for the post of Strength and Conditioning Coach and 24 for the position of Administrative Manager were interviewed. The entire process lasted four days and concluded on Thursday evening.

The selection committee also shortlisted candidates for the physiotherapist and Administrative Manager position as a total of six people managed to make the cut.

Here are the shortlisted candidates in the order of priority:

Batting Coach

1. Mr Vikram Rathour, 2. Mr Sanjay Bangar, 3. Mr Mark Ramprakash

Bowling Coach

1. Mr B Arun, 2. Mr Paras Mhambrey, 3. Mr Venkatesh Prasad

Fielding Coach

1. Mr R Sridhar, 2. Mr Abhay Sharma, 3. Mr T Dilip


1. Mr Nitin Patel, 2. Mr Andrew Leipus, Mr Vaibhav Daga

Administrative Manager

1. Mr Girish Dongre, 2. Mr Venkatesh Rajagopalan, 3. Mr Anand Yalvigi

The selection committee has decided to call the following candidates for the post of Strength and Conditioning Coach to the NCA for the second round of interviews to assess their practical skills.

Candidates – Mr Luke Woodhouse, Mr Grant Luden, Mr Rajnikanth Sivagnanam, Mr Nick Webb and Mr Anand Date. The CEO BCCI is requested to take the necessary steps to conclude the appointments.

Earlier, the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) led by Kapil Dev reappointed Ravi Shastri as the head coach of the Indian team until the T20 World Cup in 2021. The team is currently in the West Indies and is playing the first Test against the home team of the two-match series.

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