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New BCCI coach is Ravi Shastri

Postby Going South » Tue Jul 11, 2017 5:25 pm

Ravi Shastri, the former India allrounder and team director, has been appointed head coach of the national side until the 2019 World Cup

Zaheer Khan has been named bowling coach, while Rahul Dravid will be the team's batting consultant on overseas tours

Hmmmm

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Re: New BCCI coach is ravi sastri

Postby raja » Tue Jul 11, 2017 5:50 pm

Excellent team.

Shastri, for all the jokes people make about him, commands huge respect from Indian players - and I think will not be as strict a disciplinarian as Kumble. I think players want to work hard, party hard. Kumble was probably ok with the "work hard" part, not sure about the "party hard" bit.

Shastri will ensure both.

Dravid and Zak - terrific for batting and bowling.

I think BCCI have got it right this time.

No disrespect to Sehwag, Moody, Pybus, Rajput etc, but Shastri is a much better option for BCCI right now than any of these would be, I think.

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Re: New BCCI coach is ravi sastri

Postby Paddles » Wed Jul 12, 2017 12:21 am

Anything that has him commentating less often is fine by me.

Find some bowling coach roles for DK Morrisson and S Doull. Get them out of the commentary box.
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Re: New BCCI coach is ravi sastri

Postby Katto » Wed Jul 12, 2017 7:44 am

Kumble I find to be a very uninspiring and rigid sort of character.
Shastri on the other hand will do quite well in motivating this side. I rather he were my boss than Kumble.

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Re: New BCCI coach is ravi sastri

Postby Going South » Wed Jul 12, 2017 12:44 pm

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:lmao:

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Re: New BCCI coach is ravi sastri

Postby Katto » Wed Jul 12, 2017 12:47 pm

:lol:

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Re: New BCCI coach is ravi sastri

Postby raja » Thu Jul 13, 2017 6:37 pm

http://www.espncricinfo.com/india/conte ... 10939.html

Btw, what's the job of a team director?

Apparently Shastri had this post in the past, and was disappointed he wasn't made coach last time.

I found one of the comments here interesting.

"It is very clear. From now onwards whenever India wins, credit will go to captain and coach. If India loses because of bad bowling Zaheer to be blamed, if India loses because of bad batting then blame Bangar and Dravid."

Must admit I never saw it that way - but it's an interesting thought process. :grin:

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Re: New BCCI coach is Ravi Shastri

Postby Misty » Thu Jul 13, 2017 8:58 pm

Chiku doing (under RS)as good as Mo doing under J.R
Gooch is the Personal Trainer of Tom Westley

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Re: New BCCI coach is ravi sastri

Postby Misty » Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:31 am

Going South wrote:Image

:lmao:

Jed
I thought you posted RAVI 'S HOT MODEL WIFE
Gooch is the Personal Trainer of Tom Westley

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Re: New BCCI coach is Ravi Shastri

Postby Boycs » Fri Jul 14, 2017 10:19 am

I've just realised that now he's a coach we are saved from his ridiculous commentary.

Just need New Zealand to hire Danny Morrison

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Re: New BCCI coach is Ravi Shastri

Postby Going South » Fri Jul 14, 2017 2:02 pm

He might be present on all after game interviews stealing mic from players win or lose.

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Re: New BCCI coach is Ravi Shastri

Postby Boycs » Fri Jul 14, 2017 2:08 pm

Oh that's true..... :(

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Re: New BCCI coach is Ravi Shastri

Postby raja » Mon Jul 17, 2017 10:16 am

If you can make out what the hell is going on here...

http://www.espncricinfo.com/india/conte ... 11242.html

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Re: New BCCI coach is Ravi Shastri

Postby Going South » Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:51 pm

I say good for zaheer and dravid.
Being coach of BCCI is a shit job with lot of headaches esp if the captain is a hothead like Kohli. Look at how a great bowler like kumble was treated and dumped unceremoniously. Does dravid deserve that kind of treatment ? Noway. Ravi sastri, yes. LOL. Dravid is doing a SUPERB job as a juniors coach. He also must have said to BCCI his NO THANKS. if headcoach is offered may be, but just batting coach ? Is he a lesser player than kumble who was given headcoach but not just bowling coach ? Where is the respect ?
How come Ganguly, sachin and laxman be the committee but not dravid ? Looks like insulting Dravid is BCCI's favorite pass-time. Enough.
PS: Kick Ganguly & sachin out as one is a selfish crook and another add nothing to table of value in decision making.

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Re: New BCCI coach is Ravi Shastri

Postby Going South » Tue Jul 18, 2017 2:34 pm

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