Joe Dawes (left) and Trevor Penney © Getty Images
Joe Dawes (left) and Trevor Penney © Getty Images

Oct 12, 2014

Indian bowling coach Joe Dawes and fielding coach Trevor Penney have accepcted the offer made by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to terminate their contracts, which were till the end of the ICC World Cup 2015.

According to the Indian Express, both Dawes and Penney were asked to report at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bangalore by the last week of October if they were keen to continue with the Indian cricket team. After India’s poor show in the Test series in England, both Dawes and Penney were replaced by Indian coaches Bharat Arun and R Sridhar.

“Both Penny and Dawes have accepted the BCCI’s offer and their letter of termination of contract will be sent by next week. As their contract was till World Cup, they will be financially compensated,” a BCCI official said.

The report adds that Arun, Sridhar and Sanjay Bangar will continue in their roles in the Indian cricket team till the end of the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand early next year.