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Gautam Gambhir era begins! BCCI appoints former cricketer as new head coach of Indian cricket team

Rahul Dravid's tenure as the head coach of Team India came to an end after the conclusion of the final match of the T20 World Cup 2024

Reported by:  PTC News Desk  Edited by:  Shefali Kohli -- July 09th 2024 08:46 PM
Gautam Gambhir era begins! BCCI appoints former cricketer as new head coach of Indian cricket team

Gautam Gambhir era begins! BCCI appoints former cricketer as new head coach of Indian cricket team

PTC News Desk : A former Indian cricketer and former member of the Lok Sabha, Gautam Gambhir who played a crucial role in India's victories in the 2007 ICC T20 World Cup and the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup has been appointed as the Indian men's cricket team's new head coach.

Known for his aggressive batting style and his ability to perform under pressure, Gautam Gambhir era begins! 


The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah on Tuesday took to his official X account and announced Gambhir's appointment as Team India's new Head Coach.

The BCCI secretary added that he has his full confidence in Gambhir and that he will be the ideal person to steer Indian Cricket forward.

 "It is with immense pleasure that I welcome Mr @GautamGambhir as the new Head Coach of the Indian Cricket Team. Modern-day cricket has evolved rapidly, and Gautam has witnessed this changing landscape up close. Having endured the grind and excelled in various roles throughout his career, I am confident that Gautam is the ideal person to steer Indian Cricket forward. His clear vision for #TeamIndia, coupled with his vast experience, positions him perfectly to take on this exciting and most sought-after coaching role. The @BCCI fully supports him as he embarks on this new journey," Shah wrote on X.

 

End of Rahul Dravid's era? 

Rahul Dravid's tenure as the head coach of Team India came to an end after the conclusion of the final match of the T20 World Cup 2024, where India beat South Africa by seven runs to win the prestigious trophy after 17 years

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah wrote a warm message note for Rahul Dravid and expressed his 'sincere thanks and gratitude' for his 'highly successful tenure' as Team India's head coach.

The Men in Blue got hold of the prestigious T20 WC trophy for the defeating South Africa by seven runs in Barbados on June 29.

- With inputs from agencies

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