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BCCI Invites Application For Post Of Team India's Head Coach; Dravid Can Re-Apply

Dravid unlikely to apply for India's head coach post [X]
Dravid unlikely to apply for India's head coach post [X]

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has invited application for the post of Team India's head coach. The post will be vacant once Rahul Dravid's tenure ends after the T20 World Cup 2024.

The application should be filled in by May 27, as the board will fast-track the search for a new head coach for the men's team.

Dravid can also re-apply for Head Coach post

As stated in a press release by BCCI, the applicants will go through interview process, and the shortlisted candidates will have a thorough assessment of their application. Dravid, who is the current coach of Team India, can also re-apply for the same. However, recently reports have surfaced that the former India captain is not interested in re-applying for the vacant post.

Dravid, who initially had a two-year contract with BCCI, was given an extension after India's 2023 World Cup campaign. The contract was extended to further 6 months, till the upcoming T20 World Cup in USA/West Indies.

Criteria for Team India head coach

  • Should have played a minimum of 30 Tests, or 50 ODIs; or
  • Head coach of a full-member Test playing nation, for a minimum duration of two-years; or
  • Head coach of an Associated Nation/IPL team or equivalent International league/First-class league, for a minimum period of 3 years; or
  • Should have BCCI level 3 Certification or Equivalent; and
  • Should be below the age of 60 years.