Former Australia all-rounder Tom Moody is predicted to use for the excessive profile job of Indian cricket group’s subsequent head coach for a fourth time, following the conclusion of the upcoming T20 World Cup, in response to a media report.
“It’s understood the former World Cup-winner and well-travelled coach is eyeing the Indian coaching job, which is set to be vacated by (Ravi) Shastri following the impending T20 World Cup,” Foxsports.com.au reported.
The 56-year-old Moody, who presently serves as IPL facet Sunrisers Hyderabad and Sri Lanka’s director of cricket, has expressed his need to educate the Indian facet earlier than, making use of thrice for the highest job prior to now, together with in 2017 and 2019, however has by no means been thought-about.
Shastri’s contract as India’s head coach is about to finish after T20 World Cup and the 59-year-old has already confirmed that he received’t be searching for an extension, leaving the BCCI to search for candidates for the highest job.
Moody, who was Sunrisers’ coach for seven years from 2013 to 2019, led the franchise to their solely IPL title in 2016 with compatriot David Warner as skipper.
SRH coach Tom Moody with David Warner. (FILE)
He was changed by former England World Cup-winning coach Trevor Bayliss earlier than being named the franchise’s director of cricket. Moody has additionally coached Sri Lanka.
According to the report, Moody’s aspiration to educate Team India led to the choice to strip Warner from captaincy earlier this season after which drop him from the taking part in XI in the previous couple of video games.
“It’s believed the Sunrisers’ owners are influential figures in the BCCI, which could explain the decision to leave Warner out for their past half-a-dozen matches and turn to youth.”
“Warner, too, has been approached by a number of other IPL franchises, who have been shocked by the run-scoring machine being sidelined,” the report said.
When requested about Warner, head coach Bayliss had mentioned the left-handed opener was dropped from the taking part in squad to offer children within the facet an opportunity.
“We can’t make the final so have made a decision that we want the young players to experience not just the matches but time at the ground, around the set-up, and for this match we made the decision,” Bayliss had mentioned.