Dav Whatmore To Be The Next Team India Coach
BCCI secretary Niranjan Shah has confirmed that Australian Dav Whatmore will be named as the next Team India coach adding that the formal announcement for the same would be made on June 04.
Whatmore, who has coached Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, had expressed his keenness to coach Team India while he was still the coach of Bangladesh. The team that was responsible for India's terrible run at World Cup 2007.
The seven-member special committee with president Sharad Pawar in the chair will meet in Bangalore on June 4 to select Greg Chappell's full-time successor.
Shah is himself on the committee, as are former captains Srinivas Venkatraghavan, Sunil Gavaskar and Ravi Shastri. The remaining members are Board joint-secretary Mohinder Pandove and treasurer N. Srinivasan.
According to Shah, the next coach's appointment would be for one year with the contract having provision for a two-year extension.
Good Choice, Hope he does well.