India performed extraordinarily well in the 2019 World Cup until their semi-last against New Zealand. Virat Kohli's men lost by 18 runs and were slammed out of the competition. The group is set to experience a couple of changes. Ravi Shastri and the support staff should reapply for their positions in the Indian team. The last date for the application is on July 30.
Shastri and his staff have gotten an extension of 45 days. India is set to visit the West Indies for a one-month series after which the enrollment will be made. Various renowned faces like Jonty Rhodes, Mike Hesson, Tom Moody, and Mahela Jayawardena have apparently sent in applications.
'You got to transport yourself mentally into the game' says former Indian cricketer Robin Singh who, likewise has showed his interest for the prominent head coach's job. In the wake of applying for the position, he owned a striking statement about Shastri and how the present Indian mentor has fared under him in the knockout matches of the prestigious tournament, hosted by the ICC.
"Under the current coach, India has lost in the semi-finals of two progressive ODI World Cups, and in the last four stages of the World Twenty20 title too," the 55-year-old Singh was cited as saying in Times Now.
Singh likewise discussed the significance of perusing into the player's thoughts and preparing strategies according to that. The veteran feels that it's fundamental for a mentor to put himself/herself in the player's shoes so as to comprehend the game better.
"You got to transform yourself mentally into the game, place yourself in the situations that the team and the players face, be a part of the moves, get into the players' brain. You can do this, only if you understand the game technically," he included.
Singh was known for his mind-boggling fielding abilities during his playing days. He has trained the India U19 and A-sides and delighted in an effective spell with the Mumbai Indians in the IPL. Singh has likewise been with the Barbados Tridents in the Caribbean Premier League.