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Shoaib Akhtar states he'd `definitely` Like To Be The Bowling coach For Indian Cricket Team

  • May 05, 2020
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Shoaib Akhtar said he would produce "bowlers who are more aggressive, quick and talkative" if he had the opportunity to be the Indian bowling coach.Former Pakistani runner Shoaib Akhtar says he is interested in becoming the bowling coach for Indian Cricket team if there is an offer, saying that he is able to put in place "the most aggressive, fastest and most powerful pacers. " Akhtar expressed his desire for an interview on the social networking application "Helo". When asked if he would like to join the Indian bowling unit in the future, he replied in a positive manner. The current bowling alley in India is Bhatar Arun. "I will definitely do it," said Akhtar. "My job is to disseminate knowledge. What I have learned is knowledge and I will disseminate it."One of the fastest bowlers who played the game added, "I will produce bowlers who are more aggressive, faster and more talkative than the current bowlers who will pick up strikes in a way that they will like very much."He said he had always wanted to share his knowledge with emerging cricketers and was looking forward to producing more aggressive bowlers.He also added that he would like to "coach" the IPL Kolkata Knight Riders franchise, for which he played in the inaugural edition of the T20 League.The former player also spoke about his first interaction with the great Indian striker Sachin Tendulkar in the 1998 series."I saw him but I didn't know how big his name was in India. In Chennai, I came to know he was known as a god in India."Akhtar said, "He was my very close friend. In 1998, when I played as fast as possible, Indian fans celebrated with me. I have a huge fan following in India."Read More: 20 interesting facts about Sachin Tendulkar

Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir As India Coach

  • May 29, 2024
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Under Gautam Gambhir's mentorship, Kolkata Knight Riders won the IPL 2024 in style Is Gautam Gambhir the next Indian cricket team head coach? That seems to be the strongest rumour that is doing the rounds since the IPL 2024 ended. Under Gambhir's mentorship, Kolkata Knight Riders won the title in style. Before 2024, Gambhir was the mentor of the Lucknow Super Giants. The KL Rahul-led side entered the IPL play-offs for two consecutive seasons under Gambhir. Now, it seems that Gambhir's name is being thought about as the next Indian cricket team coach. The official deadline for application submission for the post of Indian cricket team coach selection is over. Monday was the last date to submit the google sheets to be the next India coach.A report in Cricbuzz gave details of what might be happening in the background. It claimed that a "very high-profile owner of an IPL franchise, who is very close to the BCCI top brass" told the publication that former India star's appointment as Indian cricket team coach is a "done deal and the announcement will come soon". It also said that a "high profile commentator" told them that serious efforts are being made to rope in the KKR mentor. However, the report also added that since there has been no official announcement, it points to the fact that negotiations are still on multiple fronts -- "between the two parties and, perhaps, with some others too."BCCI secretary Jay Shah last week rejected claims that the Board has approached any former Australian cricketer to be India's next head coach and hinted that Rahul Dravid's successor could be an Indian by saying that he should have a "deep understanding" of the game's structure in the country. "Neither I nor the BCCI have approached any former Australian cricketer with a coaching offer. The reports circulating in certain media sections are completely incorrect," Shah said in a statement."Finding the right coach for our national team is a meticulous and thorough process. We are focused on identifying individuals who possess a deep understanding of the Indian cricket structure and have risen through the ranks," Shah said.Get the Latest T20 World Cup 2024 Updates, check out T20 WC 2024 schedules and T20 World Cup points table at: Pitch High