[caption id="attachment_872553" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-872553" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Shantha-Rangaswamy_Screengrab-1.jpg" alt="" width="628" height="419" /> A Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) comprising Kapil Dev, Anshuman Gaekwad and Rangaswamy was on Friday entrusted with the responsibility of selecting India's new coach. @Screengrab[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>It is rare in India that a female cricketer gets to pick the men's head coach and <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/shantha-rangaswamy" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Shantha Rangaswamy</a> said her inclusion in the CAC is an honour and recognition for the entire women's cricket fraternity. <p></p> <p></p>A <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/cricket-advisory-committee">Cricket Advisory Committee</a> (CAC) comprising <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/kapil-dev/">Kapil Dev</a>, <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/anshuman-gaekwad/">Anshuman Gaekwad</a> and Rangaswamy was on Friday entrusted with the responsibility of selecting <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/india">India</a>'s new coach, the interviews for which are expected to be conducted in mid-August. <p></p> <p></p>"It is an honour and recognition not just for me but for the entire women's cricket fraternity in India," former India captain Rangaswamy told PTI when contacted after her appointment. <p></p> <p></p><strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/kapil-dev-led-cricket-advisory-committee-to-select-next-indian-team-coach-872442">Kapil Dev-led Cricket Advisory Committee to select next Indian team coach</a></strong> <p></p> <p></p>However, the CAC is formed to pick only the next India head coach and is subject to conflict of interest. <p></p> <p></p>Dev, Gaekwad and Rangaswamy had also picked the Indian women's head coach in December but at that time it was an ad-hoc body. <p></p> <p></p>Rangaswamy, who is the first woman recipient of BCCI's Lifetime Achievement Award, played 16 Tests and 19 ODIs for India. <p></p> <p></p>The 65-year-old was also the first woman cricketer to lead India to a Test series win.