Anil Kumble resigns as Coach of Indian Cricket Team;a timeline of events
New Delhi : Legendary leg-spinner Anil Kumble has decided against continuing as the head coach of the Indian cricket team, it was announced on Tuesday.
"The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) confirms that Anil Kumble has withdrawn his services as the head coach for the senior India men's team," BCCI said in a statement.
Acknowledging the rift with captain Virat Kohli, legendary leg-spinner Anil Kumble on Tuesday decided against continuing in his post as the head coach of the Indian cricket team.
In a statement posted on his Twitter handle, Kumble said that the partnership with the captain was "untenable", and also clarified that it was only a day before that he got to know through the BCCI that Kohli had reservations with his 'style' and his continual as the head coach.
Here is the full statement by Anil kumble on Twitter
Thank you! pic.twitter.com/eF5qVzdBRj— Anil Kumble (@anilkumble1074) June 20, 2017
Here are the Time line of Anil Kumble's as coach of Indian Cricket Team:
June 23, 2016: Anil kumble appointed Indian Cricket Team coach, given a one-year chance.
August, 22, 2016: India completes a 2-0 Test series win in the West indies.
March, 28, 2017: The team finishes the 13 test home season with 10 wins and just one defeat.
May 25, 2017: The Board of Control for Cricket in India(BCCI) invites applications for the post, with kumble's contract set to expire after the champion trophy.
May 30, 3017: Reports emerge that Virat kohli and some players are unhappy with Anil kumble's approach and don't want him to continue.
June 6, 2017: Anil kumble formally re-applies for the post despite the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) saying he would be a direct entry into the final pool of candidates.
Jane 12, 2017: There are reports Anil kumble will be asked to continue for the west indies tour.
June 18, 2017: India loses champions trophy 2017 final.
June 20, 2016 : Anil Kumble resigns.
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