The former Indian cricketer Ravi Shastri is said to remain team India's head coach till 2021 World T20. The three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) comprising Kapil Dev, Anshuman Gaekwad and Shantha Rangaswamy made this announcement on Friday, at the BCCI Head Quarters in Mumbai.
Shastri has started his career as a left-arm spin bowler and played 80 Test matches and 150 One Day Internationals for India between the years 1981 and 1992. The all-rounder also gave his commentary for several International matches.
The 57-year-old also served Team India as a director between the years 2014 - 2016 and worked as a manager during India tour of Bangladesh in 2007. He has also been a member of the ICC Cricket Committee between 2009 and 2016.
Ravi Shastri's Coaching Career
On July 2017 Ravi Shastri was appointed as head coach after Anil Kumble's resignation and retained his position as head coach after the BCCI conducting the interviews on August 16.
Ravi Shastri's last contract ended after 2019 World Cup but BCCI has extended it for 45 days for the ongoing West Indies series.
Shastri's coaching record has been remarkable where India have won 13 Test matches out of 21 and 43 ODIs out of 60 and 25 T20 International matches out of 36 respectively.
Team India won their first-ever Test series against Australia in the 2018-19 season, on Australian turf after seventy-one years and ranked number one in both ODIs and Tests.
India won the 2018 Asia Cup in UAE against Bangladesh on September 28.