New Delhi: Soon after the BCCI extended its deadline for applications for the post of Indian coach, former Indian captain Ravi Shastri emerged as a new candidate to throw his hat into the ring to bag the top job.
According to a report in The Times of India, after Shastri, veteran pacer Venkatesh Prasad is the latest entry in the race to become India’s new coach.
Prasad, who is currently working as the junior national chief selector, however refused to confirm the development.
If the report is true, then Shastri and Prasad are two new candidates who will be competing with Virender Sehwag, Tom Moody, Lalchand Rajput and Dodda Ganesh.
Prasad, who represented India in 162 ODIs and 33 Tests, formed a lethal opening bowling pair with Javagal Srinath.