The Indian cricket team will have a new coach when the players turn up in the national jersey post the Indian Premier League in April-May.
The BCCI has already announced that Ravi Shastri will remain Team Director till the World T20 along with the rest of support staff — Sanjay Bangar, Bharat Arun and R Sridhar.
A BCCI official said that its high profile advisory committee comprising Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman will select the coach post World T20 in March-April.
“After World T20, whatever tour is, we would like to have the coach in place. We will get time during IPL (in April-May) so our effort will be to call the meeting of advisory panel and decide on the coach. We will begin the process after the World T20,” said the official.
India are scheduled to tour West Indies post the IPL.
Michael Hussey had earlier revealed that Laxman approached him for the India coaching job but he turned it down due to personal reasons.