BCCI dismisses report on appointment of new Indian assistant coach

The 'Cricinfo' report, quoting an unnamed BCCI insider, said that while the tenure of Duncan Fletcher and Trevor Penney are expected to be extended till the 2015 World Cup, Joe Dawes is likely to be given the boot because of the recent poor display of the Indian bowlers overseas.

updated: February 27, 2014 17:13 IST
  • Total Shares

Mumbai: The Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) on Thursday refuted a report on a website saying that it was planning to appoint an Indian assistant coach in place of bowling coach Joe Dawes, whose contract is unlikely to be extended in the wake of consistent poor show by the bowlers.

"Nothing of this sort is being planned and this is not going to come up at the Working Committee meeting (tomorrow in Bhubaneswar)," Board secretary Sanjay Patel told PTI when asked to respond to a report in 'Cricinfo'.

"We have to take stock of the situation by talking to the coach (Fletcher). India is now touring (playing in the Asia Cup in Bangladesh)," added Patel.

Show Full Article
  • Cricket