Former South African player and the fielding legend Jonty Rhodes as applied for the field coach position for Team India.
“Former South African cricketer Jonty Rhodes has applied for fielding coach. Still, there is time for the final selection. He has worked with IPL team and there is no issue of conflict of interest,” – BCCI source.
Jonty Rhodes has been the fielding coach for Mumbai Indians for a quite decent time and we the progress that MI has made their evolution the fielding department.
After the news, every Body has a big question: “Will Jonty Rhodes Be The New Fielding Coach Of Team India?”
Well, all the Indian cricketing fans and cricketing experts hope that will be appointed as the new fielding coach for team India.
BCCI earlier has released an application for seven positions for a Head coach, Supporting staff, physio, etc.
And the current head coach of Team India Ravi Shastri, Bowling coach Bharat Arun, Batting coach Sanjay Bangar and the fielding coach R Sridhar have given a 45 days extension and they will get an automatic entry into the recruitment process.
The appointing of Coaching, strength and conditioning and the medicals staff will be from 5th September to 24th November 2021, and the administrative manager will be appointed for a one year period.
Former Tamil captain Sunil Subramanian has been appointed as the team manager in 2017 has got an extension. All the previous member of the coaching staff can re-apply except trainer Shankar Basu and physiotherapist Patrick Farhart because they have ended their journey with Team India and announced their retirement after the World Cup exit.
Meanwhile, former Tamil Nadu captain Sunil Subramanian, who was appointed as team manager in 2017, got an extension as well. All of them can re-apply except trainer Shankar Basu and physiotherapist Patrick Farhart, who ended their journey with team India following the semi-final exit in the World Cup.
While the current coaching staff extension will include India’s tour of West Indies from 3rd August to 3rd September 2019, and India’s home series against South Africa.