Twitter Not Impressed With Shastri’s Reappointment as India Coach

Here’s a look a some of the Twitter reactions which have been critical of the CAC and reappointment of Ravi Shastri

Updated17 Aug 2019, 05:56 AM IST
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The three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) led by Kapil Dev on Friday re-appointed Ravi Shastri as the head coach of the Indian team till November 24, 2021. The three members marked each individual separately. While Shastri got the job, Mike Hesson came second and Tom Moody came third.

While Shastri was favourite to retain his position as head coach - the CAC had made it clear it wasn't too keen on a foreign face -- there were four other candidates who looked to compete with the current coach. With Phil Simmons excusing himself from the race, Hesson, Moody, Robin Singh and Lalchand Rajput were the other candidates interviewed by the CAC.

Indian skipper Virat Kohli might have backed the candidature of incumbent Ravi Shastri but the same can’t be said about Indian cricket fans who don’t look to be too impressed with the re-appointment of ‘Ravi Bhai’.

Here’s a look a some of the reactions on Twitter which has been critical of the CAC and their decision of granting Shastri another tenure.

Meanwhile, not everyone was unhappy seeing Ravi Shastri back donning the Team India Head Coach’s mantle:

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Published: 16 Aug 2019, 02:17 PM IST
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