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Shastri appointed India head coach till 2019 cricket World Cup

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Former all-rounder Ravi Shastri was on Tuesday named the new head coach till the 2019 World Cup.

Shastri had earlier served as the Team Director before Anil Kumble was appointed in 2016 the head coach for a year.

Shastri's first assignment with the team will be the upcoming Sri Lanka tour, where the first Test starts on July 26.

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First Published: Tue, July 11 2017. 16:50 IST
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