On Friday (August 16), the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) comprising 1983 World Cup-winning captain Kapil Dev, former India head coach Anshuman Gaekwad and ex-India women’s team captain Shantha Rangaswamy will interview six candidates for the role of coach of the Indian men’s cricket team.

The BCCI reviewed applications on August 13, and in accordance with the board’s new constitution, the post will be picked by the CAC while the national selection panel, headed by MSK Prasad, will conduct the interviews of the support staff applicants.

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The top job, that of the India’s head coach, is expected to be announced on August 16 while the various roles inside the Indian team management, including bowling coach and batting coach and fielding coach, could be revealed next week.