Dharamsala, June 23: After ming former India skipper Anil Kumble as the new head coach for the next one year, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Anurag Thakur on Thursday said that the board has complete faith in the legendary leg-spinner.
“After discussions we have taken a fil call that for one year Anil Kumble will be the head coach,” Thakur told a packed press conference on the sidelines of the board’s first ever annual cricket conclave here.
“Indian cricket team deserves the best coach, BCCI has complete faith in Kumble. It is not about an Indian or a foreign coach, it is about best coach for India,” he added.
Thakur also said that the support staff will be announced at a later date after further deliberations.
“Bowling and batting coaches will be decided later,” the BJP MP from Hamirpur said.
Kumble’s first assignment with the team will be the four-match Test tour to the West Indies next month. IANS