BCCI invites applications for the post of head coach of the Indian team, Rahul Dravid can apply again

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 expires after the conclusion of the upcoming T20 World Cup in the Americas.

The BCCI, in a statement, informed that the tenure of the next coach will last for over 3.5 years (from July 1, 2024 to December 31, 2027).

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

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

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

Jay Shah said even a foreign coach can be considered based on the ACC recommendations.

BCCI Eligibility Requirements to Apply for Head Coach Post:

* Must have played a minimum of 30 test matches or 50 ODIs; 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-class teams/national A teams, for a minimum period of 3 years; Or
* Must hold BCCI level 3 certification or equivalent; And
*Must be under 60 years old.

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