Pybus, who will continue till the Windies’ home series against India later this year, said Gayle made a “very resounding case” for a spot in the World Cup squad.
"He's a good guy who plays hard cricket."
This is his second stint with the team, the first was a rather forgettable one.
He will replace Nic Pothas who was holding the position for the last few months.
There are few more applicants but most probably Pybus can win the race.
The source also stated that Shastri does not have the technical ability and experience to manage a team at the highest level.
The decision of India's new head coach is made and CAC will have the final say no matter what.
Virender Sehwag might get the nod for the India job.
Moody has the perfect CV and this could be a close showdown between him, Shastri and Sehwag: official statement
Test series against England will be the last assignment with the national side for the current head coach of the team, Russell Domingo.