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“Will definitely not say No to that” – Ravi Shastri reveals he is open to Coaching an IPL team in IPL 2022

Ravi Shastri reveals he is open to coaching an IPL team in IPL 2022

Former Indian cricket team Head Coach Ravi Shastri has finally talked about what is next for him after he left India’s coaching job after the T20 World Cup 2021.

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The former Indian cricketer and commentator Ravi Shastri was appointed as Indian cricket team’s Head Coach back in 2017. He got his terms extended in 2019 till the end of T20 World Cup 2021.

Former Indian cricketer and legendary batsman Rahul Dravid has been appointed his successor in all of the formats.

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While talking to the New Indian Express, the 59-year-old former Indian Head Coach Ravi Shastri shed some light on his future after leaving India’s job.

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When asked what is next for him, he siad that there is plenty of things to do but will take a break first. He also talked about how the game has evolved in terms of media and digital space.

Ravi Shastri open to coaching an IPL franchise

He continued that he is open to coaching at grassroots level, and if he does get an opportunity in the IPL, he will definitely not say no that. While also added that television is there also, but at first, he will take a break.

It is to be noted that according to various reports, one of the two new franchise in the IPL 2022, the Ahmedabad based franchise has made an offer to Ravi Shastri to become their Head Coach in their debut season. There has been no further development on that front.

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Ravi Shastri as India’s Head Coach

Ravi Shastri turned out to be one of the most successful Head Coaches for Team India. Under his coaching, India defeated big boys like England and Australia in their home and has built a very strong squad.

However, Team India couldn’t manage to any major trophies under him. The Men in Blue were knocked-out from the semi-final of the Cricket World Cup in 2019. They also lost the World Test Championship Final in 2021, both to New Zealand.