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Suspense on Zaheer, Dravid roles continues; Bharat Arun named bowling coach

Sanjay Bangar promoted as assistant coach and R Sridhar will continue to serve as fielding coach

IANS  |  Mumbai 

File photo of former captain Ravi Shastri with skipper Virat Kohli at a press conference in Kolkata in June, 2015.
File photo of former captain Ravi Shastri with skipper Virat Kohli at a press conference in Kolkata in June, 2015.

Clearing the confusion over the appointments of the support staff of the Indian cricket team, the on Tuesday promoted current batting coach as the assistant coach and re-signed Bharat Arun as the bowling coach till the 2019 ICC World Cup.

will continue to serve the team as the fielding coach.

The decision was taken after the newly-formed four member committee of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), comprising acting President C K Khanna, acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary, Committee of Administrators (CoA) member Diana Edulji and board CEO Rahul Johri, met with new head coach here.

On the question of and Rahul Dravid's appointments as the overseas bowling and batting consultants respectively, the acting secretary said that they haven't yet arrived at any decision on the duo.

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