BCCI invites applications for the post of head coach of Team India, Rahul Dravid can apply again. cricket news

New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday officially invited applications for the post of head coach of the senior men's team.

Rahul Dravid is the current head coach and his tenure is ending after the completion of the upcoming T20 World Cup in America.

BCCI said in a statement that the tenure of the next coach will be 3.5 years – July 1, 2024 to December 31, 2027).

“The selection process will include a thorough review of applications, followed by personal interviews and evaluation of shortlisted candidates,” the BCCI statement said.

Earlier, BCCI secretary Jay Shah had said that current head coach Dravid will have to reapply if he wants to continue in the post after his tenure ends next month.

Dravid, who originally had a two-year contract, was given an extension along with his support staff after the conclusion of the 50-over World Cup in November last year.

Jay Shah said that a foreign coach can also be considered based on the recommendations of the CAC.

BCCI conditions for eligibility to apply for the post of head coach:

* Must have played a minimum of 30 Test matches or 50 ODI matches; Or
* Head coach of a Full Member Test playing nation for a minimum period of 2 years; Or
* Head coach of an Associate Member/IPL team or equivalent International League/First Division teams/National A teams, for a minimum period of 3 years; Or
* Must have BCCI Level 3 Certification or equivalent; And
* Age should be less than 60 years.

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