‘Champion of Champions’ Ravi Shastri new India head coach


India’s new coach Ravi Shastri is expected to look for a good working relationship with captain Virat Kohli after a bitter feud saw his predecessor’s tenure in charge of the world’s top Test side cut short. Shastri, 55, on Tuesday (11) succeeded fellow ex-captain Anil Kumble who resigned from the coach’s post last month, terming his partnership with Kohli as “untenable”. The cricketer-turned-commentator was always the front runner with pundits pointing to his time as India’s team director from 2014-16 and warm relationship with Kohli as points in his favour. Carrying the epithet of ‘Champion of Champions’ since his stellar showing…

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