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The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will soon conduct the interviews to decide on the head coach of the Indian cricket team. Ravi Shastri, the present head coach, is favourite to keep the job and it will be a tough task for other contenders in the list to take his spot.

Let us have a look at five biggest reasons why Shastri is set to keep his job as team India’s head coach –

Shares good rapport with Virat Kohli:

Virat Kohli, Ravi Shastri
Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri. Credits – AFP

It is well-known that Kohli and Shastri share a good rapport. When Shastri joined team India’s backroom staff in 2014, Kohli was appointed as the captain of India’s Test team after Dhoni’s retirement. Shastri has always been a fan of Kohli’s style of play.

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In 2017, when BCCI invited applications for the head coach job, Shastri did not apply for it and only threw his hat in the ring after Anil Kumble resigned. It was reported that he had the backing of Kohli and then CAC member Sachin Tendulkar.

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