India name Anil Kumble as head coach, Twitterati hails appointment
India finally got their head coach after Anil Kumble’s name was announced in Dharamsala on Thursday.
The BCCI announces the appointment of Mr. Anil Kumble as Head Coach of the Indian Cricket Team for one year. pic.twitter.com/yZNohzFfwc
— BCCI (@BCCI) 23 June 2016
India were without a head coach after Duncan Fletcher’s contract expired after the World Cup in 2015. Ravi Shastri was appointed as team director in the World Cup build-up and he continued at the position till World T20 2016.
Twitter reacted to the appointment of Kumble.
Congratulations Anil bhai, look forward taking Team India to the next level @anilkumble1074
— Rohit Sharma (@ImRo45) 24 June 2016
Anil Kumble is an outstanding choice as coach of India. The expectations from him will be huge.
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) 23 June 2016
Congrats @anilkumble1074 bhai on your appointment as head coach of Team India. I am sure you will excel in the new role. All the best!
— Manoj Tiwary (@tiwarymanoj) 23 June 2016
@anilkumble1074 Congratulations Anil and enjoy the journey ahead with the Indian Cricket Team.
— Alan Wilkins (@alanwilkins22) 23 June 2016
Congratulations! Anil Kumble, for your appointment as India cricket team’s head coach. https://t.co/H41bYT4Bu4
— CM of Karnataka (@CMofKarnataka) 23 June 2016
— Mohammed Azharuddin (@azharflicks) 24 June 2016
Congratulations jumbo!. @anilkumble1074 hope your experience and legacy can take Indian cricket to greater heights! All the best!
— yuvraj singh (@YUVSTRONG12) 23 June 2016
Congratulations to @anilkumble1074 sir. Looking forward to work with you. Your presence will take us forward. Cheers
— ajinkyarahane88 (@ajinkyarahane88) 24 June 2016