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The Anil Kumble-Virat Kohli spat has been a trending topic since the former tweeted his resignation as India coach, highlighting his reasons for quitting the high-profile job - among them that captain Kohli had "reservations" about his style.

Here, it's pertinent to mention that during Kumble's short-lived reign, there was no bowling coach as Jumbo himself assumed that role.

It seems the list of new applicants for the team India coach is not going to end soon.

Besides, he also served as head coach of the Uttar Pradesh team and bowling coach for Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

He added: "I am not sure whose prerogative it is to pick the assistant or bowling coaches but if the legends at the CAC - Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman consider me worthy, I will be more than happy to work towards the betterment of Indian cricket".

The BCCI had extended the deadline to apply for the post of head coach till July 9.

While Prasad, India's leading seamer of the 1990s who played 33 Tests and 161 ODIs for India, hasn't yet confirmed the news, the report says that he is interested in the job.

Ganguly was reportedly key in Kumble being chosen over Shastri in June previous year. If the reports are to be believed and the 47-year-old has indeed applied for the job then he'll be contesting against former Indian cricketers Ravi Shastri and Virender Sehwag. It is now evident that skipper Kohli wants the former Team India director to get back in the dressing room - this time as head coach.

This after Anil Kumble-Virat Kohli split and the former stepped down as the coach of the Indian team on the 20th of June. There is also considerable support for Moody in the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC), which right now has six candidates to choose from.

Shastri was part of the team from 2014 to 2016 as a Team Director.

People were expecting former coach, Ravi Shastri, to apply as well.


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