Cricket

Shastri quits ICC post

2016-07-01 15:25
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Ravi Shastri (Getty Images)
Cape Town - Former India captain, Ravi Shastri, has announced his resignation from his post as media representative on the ICC's Cricket Committee.

The decision follows hot on the heels of Shastri's failure to secure the India coaching job, which was awarded to Anil Kumble, who happens to be the ICC Cricket Committee's chairman.

Shastri issued a terse statement to the media, saying: "I have already submitted my resignation. There are personal commitments and I have been there for six years."

A source within the BCCI told the Statesman website: "Just like Sourav, Ravi is also an emotional man at one level. He is yet to come to terms with rejection.

"Since he became a media representative as BCCI nominee, probably, he is not willing to continue in that post. Also with Kumble expressing his opinion to continue as chairman, it might just be uncomfortable for both of them to sit in a meeting."

The former director of cricket will continue in his role as a broadcaster, pundit and columnist.

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