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Team India s fitness and conditioning coach Shankar Basu and Farhart had informed the BCCI that they would discontinue their stint with the national team after the World Cup. @ AFP

The Indian team s physio Patrick Farhart has quit the national after their ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 exit following the 18-run defeat against New Zealand in the semi-final at Old Trafford in Manchester on Wednesday.

According to reports, Team India s fitness and conditioning coach Shankar Basu and Farhart had informed the BCCI that they would discontinue their stint with the national team after the World Cup. The board had offered a renewed contract, but they declined the offer.

https://twitter.com/patrickfarhart/status/1149004870936080385

Whilst my last day with the team did not turn out as I wanted it to, I would like to thank @BCCI for the opportunity to work with the team for the last 4 years. My best wishes to all of the players and support staff for the future #TeamIndia, Farhart, who is settled in Australia, tweeted immediately after the semi-final. (READ: Indian cricket team s new physiotherapist: 5 things you need to know about Patrick Farhart)

Both, Basu and Farhart have been immensely hailed as the reason behind the Indian team s enhanced fitness levels. In fact, it was Basu, who made the yo-yo test mandatory. (ALSO READ: Kohli has THIS to say about MS Dhoni’s future)

It is learnt that BCCI has decided to send Sohum Desai as Basu s replacement for the tour of West Indies. Thereafter, the board would advertise for all posts including that of the head coach.