Anil Kumble Resigns His Post As Coach After Losing To Pakistan
Written by: Akshaya Avadhani - June 21, 2017
After India’s humiliating 180 run loss to Pakistan in ICC Championship Trophy, the coach of India Anil Kumble resigned from his job.
Thank you! pic.twitter.com/eF5qVzdBRj
— Anil Kumble (@anilkumble1074) June 20, 2017
Kumble stepped down as the coach of the defending champions and decided not to accompany the West Indies for a limited over series. The series is going to kick off on June 23. Kumble also cited his meeting with ICC to avoid this tournament.
Kumble, who is also a member of ICC committee has sent his resignation to the CEO of BCCI. It was reported there was limited communication between Kumble and the captain Virat Kohli during the practice sessions of Trophy.
UPDATE: Mr. Anil Kumble withdraws from the post of Head Coach of the Indian Cricket Team. https://t.co/LJB5OOchjv
— BCCI (@BCCI) June 20, 2017
It was also reported by the BCCI that after a meeting between skipper Kohli and Cricket Advisory Committee, which includes Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and V.V.S. Laxman, the captain made it clear that his relationship with the coach has come to an end.
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