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Ravi Shastri: Wiki, Coaching Career, Kohli-Shastri Relations, Achievements All You Need to Know

Former Indian cricket team coach Ravi Shastri has given a big statement. He has said that there was a gang of people in India who wanted to see him fail as a coach. He gave this statement to a newspaper in England. Ravi Shastri was the first director and then coach of the Indian team from 2014 to 2021.

He remained to fail in winning an ICC trophy for India. The Indian team played in the final or at least semi-final of every ICC trophy format but not won a single title.

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Ravi Shastri: Wiki

  • Nationality- Indian
  • Born- 26 May 1962
  • Birth Place- Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Director of Cricket- 2014-2017 (India)
  • Head Coach- 2017-2021 (India)

Ravi Shastri: Coaching Career

The appointment was in dispute
Ravi Shastri became the director of the Indian team in 2014. During this, the Indian team was out in the ODI World Cup after losing to Australia in the semi-finals. After this Shastri was removed from his post and Anil Kumble became the new coach of India. However, in 2017 Ravi Shastri was appointed as a full-time coach.

Ravi Shastri: Kohli-Shastri Relations

The role of Virat Kohli in making Ravi Shastri the coach of the team was most important. Kohli always wanted to see Ravi as the coach and there have been allegations that this is why Anil Kumble had to resign from his post without completing his tenure.

Ravi Shastri: Achivements As A Coach

The Indian team played the ICC championship Final in 2017 under the coaching of Shastri. Then ICC World Cup semi-final in 2019. The Indian team also reached the final of the first-ever final of the ICC Test Championship in 2021.


Support for Ben Stokes to be made captain
Shastri feels that Rob Key should talk to former captain Joe Root to understand things. The former Indian coach says that Ben Stokes will be the right choice to take the England team forward. He says that the captaincy can bring a new kind of energy to Stokes and he can be a better player than he is now.

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