[caption id="attachment_882130" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-882130" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Jonty-Rhodes-BCCI.png" alt="India, BCCI, South Africa, Jonty Rhodes" width="628" height="326" /> It is understood that the former South Africa star Rhodes appeared for the fielding coach s interview via Skype. @ BCCI[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>The high-profile <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/jonty-rhodes/news/">Jonty Rhodes</a> and the incumbents, including the under-pressure <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/sanjay-bangar/news/">Sanjay Bangar</a>, on Tuesday, appeared for interviews conducted to pick the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/india/news/">Indian team</a> s support staff. <p></p> <p></p>After a total of 18 interviews for the batting and bowling coaches were conducted on Monday, the MSK Prasad-led senior selection committee resumed the process on Tuesday. <p></p> <p></p>It is understood that the former South Africa star Rhodes appeared for the fielding coach s interview via Skype. <p></p> <p></p>Bangar is facing tough competition from former India players Vikram Rathour and Pravin Amre, who have emerged as strong contenders to replace him as the team s batting coach. Rathour, though, is seen as the frontrunner. <p></p> <p></p><strong>READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/vikram-rathour-favorite-to-be-indias-next-batting-coach-881858">Vikram Rathour favorite to be India's next batting coach</a></strong> <p></p> <p></p>The former India allrounder has been with the team since 2014, during which India have played 50 Tests and 119 ODIs. <p></p> <p></p>Bangar appeared before the panel from the West Indies via video conference, and so did current bowling coach Bharat Arun and fielding coach R Sridhar. <p></p> <p></p>Arun and Sridhar also appeared for their interviews and were given enough time. <p></p> <p></p>Englishman Julian Fountain, who has previously worked with Bangladesh and Pakistan, appeared for the fielding coach s interview in person. Abhay Sharma, who has been with the India A team, also appeared for the interview for the fielding coach s position. <p></p> <p></p><strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/jonathan-trott-vikram-rathour-darren-gough-in-fray-for-indias-batting-bowling-coaching-post-880503">Jonathan Trott, Vikram Rathour, Darren Gough in fray for India's batting, bowling coaching post</a></strong> <p></p> <p></p>The process is expected to be completed only by Thursday after all the interviews for various positions including batting, bowling and fielding coach are done with. <p></p> <p></p>The current support staff comprising Bangar, Arun and Sridhar and administrative manager Sunil Subramanium were given a 45-day contract extension covering the ongoing tour of the West Indies. <p></p> <p></p>Last week, the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) comprising 1983 World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev, former player and coach Anshuman Gaikwad and former women s captain Shantha Rangaswamy had <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/ravi-shastri-was-cacs-unanimous-choice-as-indias-head-coach-kapil-dev-880663">reappointed Ravi Shastri</a> as the team s coach till the end of T20 World Cup in 2021.