Kohli, Dhawan, Sehwag congratulate Kumble on Twitter
New Delhi: After Anil Kumble was placed at the post of Indian Cricket team’s head coach, several Cricket personalities in the form of Virat Kohli, Virender Sehwag, Kevin Pieterson and many others congratulated the former ace-spinner on the micro-blogging site Twitter.
- Kumble’s first assignment will be India’s upcoming four-test matches’ series in West Indies.
- Jumbo was selected among 56 aspirants including Ravi Shastri and Chief Selector Sandip Patil who had applied for the post.
- Previously, Ravi Shastri was made Indian Cricket team director after Duncan Fletcher’s contract as a head coach expired.
Here are the tweets-
Heartiest welcome to @anilkumble1074 Sir. Look forward to your tenure with us. Great things in store for Indian Cricket with you 😊
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) June 23, 2016
— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) June 23, 2016
Jumbo news 4Team India.Congrats @anilkumble1074
To have a coach who cud play wid broken jaw wud be an inspiration fr guys in dressing room.
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) June 23, 2016
Kumbles congrats Son!Well deserved honour!Am glad fr Indn Crkt-Gud job BCCI-wish Kumble was given 2/3 yrs 'cos his precision demands that..!
— Bishan Bedi (@BishanBedi) June 23, 2016
Anil Kumble the new Indian coach. Wonderful news for a great man! Best wishes, buddy! 🏏
— KP (@KP24) June 23, 2016
Anil Kumble will be an excellent organiser and a top team man. And knowing him, he will respect the fact that the captain runs the team.
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) June 23, 2016