After Ravi Shastri, Venkatesh Prasad applies for India head coach post- Venkatesh Prasad, the Indian former pacer, now has applied for the post of India’s head coach on 8th June Wednesday. On this morning he has applied for the post this was told to the Press Trust of India. The Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) now has a task of selecting the next head coach of Indian cricket team. Now this is not going to be an easy one with former speedsters competitor Venkatesh Prasad and Balwinder Singh Sandhu also having thrown their hat into the ring for the India head coach’s post. According to report , Sandhu, the main member of the famous squad that won the 1983 World Cup, has also applied for the coveted post & Prasad applied on Wednesday morning.
Venkatesh Prasad who is recently now the chairman of the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) of junior selecting committee and had been previously the good India’s bowling coach and was with the team during their 2007 ICC World Twenty-20 Matches made victory in South Africa. He worked hard with the team in 2007 to 2009 and has also served in IPL Teams like Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings.
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Now after Gary Kirsten took place over as the coach of the Indian cricket team, and Prasad was replaced by Eric Simmons. Then after this they took over the coaching role for the Uttar Pradesh Ranji team before taking the post as the chairman of the BCCI of junior selecting committee. Now Venkatesh Prasad will face stiff competition from Indian cricket heavyweights like former Team Director Ravi Shastri and current chairman of senior selection the man who selects the committee members Sandeep Patil, who have also applied for the top job.
Venkatesh Prasad, played 33 Tests and 161 One-Day Internationals for India and bagged a total of 292 wickets. Apart from Prasad & Ravi Shastri, former the Indian all-rounder, and Sandeep Patil the chairman of the national selection committee has also apllied for higher post as by report.