Dhanbad: Former Take a look at cricketer Chetan Chauhan Sunday held Crew India head coach Ravi Shastri liable for the 4-1 debacle India suffered within the Take a look at collection in England and mentioned Shastri needs to be eliminated earlier than Australia tour in November.”Ravi Shastri needs to be eliminated as head coach earlier than the Australia tour. He is excellent cricket commentator and he needs to be allowed to take action,” Chauhan, additionally Uttar Pradesh Sports activities Minister, mentioned whereas agreeing to calls for raised by former cricketers for removing of Shastri as coach.
Talking to the media, Chauhan mentioned, “Crew India ought to have carried out higher. Each the groups had been evenly matched. However the Indian workforce didn’t verify tail-enders of England.”
The previous Take a look at opener additionally criticized Shastri for calling Virat Kohli-led current Indian workforce because the ‘finest travelling workforce on the earth’.
“I don’t agree. In 1980s, the Indian workforce was the very best travelling workforce on the earth,” he mentioned.
After a thumping victory over England at Trent Bridge within the third Take a look at on August 16, Shastri had claimed the current India aspect was the very best travelling workforce on the earth.
Commenting on India’s probabilities within the ongoing Asia Cup cricket championship in Dubai, Chauhan mentioned a greater result’s anticipated because the workforce is balanced with skilled and younger gamers.
Chauhan, who’s right here to attend a gathering of Krida Bharti, performed 40 Take a look at matches and scored 2,084 runs between 1969 and 1981.
He made his debut in 1969 in opposition to New Zealand in Mumbai and performed his final Take a look at in opposition to the identical nation in 1981 in Auckland. In addition to, Chauhan additionally performed seven One-Day Internationals.
Chauhan is the most recent cricketer to demand Shastri’s ouster after former captain Sourav Ganguly and Virender Sehwag.
First Revealed: September 17, 2018, 10:26 AM IST