The legendary Australian cricketer cricketer Shane Warne has expressed his desire to coach the Indian cricket team if he is approached for the role.
Expressing his desire to coach the Indian side, Former Australia leg-spinner said, "I would love to work with the Indian team. I think they are a very talented team, wonderful team to work for. There is a lot of pressure, a billion plus people supporting the Indian team; if you make a mistake you cop it. If the opportunity came about, I would think about it”.
Warne also heaped praise on India's star batsman Kohli but said that lack of basics let the hosts down in the semis.
The Indian team has not had a head coach since Duncan Fletcher's contract expired following the 50-over World Cup last year. Ravi Shastri, former Indian cricketer, is currently serving as the team’s director and is expected to leave his post after the World Twenty20 tournament. The Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) is likely to appoint a full term coach for the national side. The Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) - an advisory group to the BCCI comprising the Indian cricketing legends Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman and Sourav Ganguly, has been tasked with selecting India's next coach and are likely to meet in the coming weeks.