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‘Champion of Champions’ Ravi Shastri new India head coach

Shastri was favourite to get the post due to his previous tenure as team director and his good relationship with Kohli.

By: Eastern Eye Staff

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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