Cricket

'Zulu' interested in coaching India

2017-07-11 13:04
Lance Klusener (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Former Proteas all-rounder Lance Klusener has reportedly applied for the vacant position as head coach of the Indian national side.

The three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) comprising Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman met in Mumbai on Monday to scrutinise candidates for the high-profile job recently occupied by Anil Kumble.

According to cricket specialist website ESPNcricinfo, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) received 10 applications which included Klusener.

The others are Ravi Shastri, Virender Sehwag, Tom Moody, Richard Pybus, Dodda Ganesh, Lalchand Rajput, Rakesh Sharma, Phil Simmons and Upendranath Bramhachari.

Shastri has reportedly emerged as frontrunner.

Forty-five-year-old Klusener, who played 49 Tests and 171 ODIs for South Africa, was head coach of the Dolphins between 2012 and 2016 before being sacked by the Durban-franchise.

"Zulu" then took the matter to the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) but lost the case.

In 2016, he was named batting coach of the Zimbabwe national team, before moving to India to coach the Lyca Kovai Kings in 2017.

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