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DRS, June 19: India’s search for head coach continues as Portugal script dramatic late win

DRS, June 19: India’s search for head coach continues as Portugal script dramatic late win

Welcome to our special segment, DRS or the Daily Review System. In this, InsideSport will provide you with the top cricket stories from a day before that you might have missed in the hustle and bustle of your busy life.

India is close to finding Rahul Dravid’s replacement as the team’s head coach and it could be just a matter of days before we find out who his successor is. Not only that, the BCCI has plans for chief selector Ajit Agarkar and the selection committee as a part of their overhaul. Besides Indian cricket, Pakistan cricket is once again at the fore, thanks to a street fight by a pacer with a fan in the USA. Let’s us take a look at some of the top stories from Tuesday.

India’s coach hunt nears end

The hunt for India head coach is nearly done as Gautam Gambhir has completed the first round of his interview with the CAC. However, there is another candidate in fray too who has reportedly impressed the board with his presentation. With Gambhir expected to have another round of interview on Wednesday, it is safe to say that India will have its new head coach soon.

Haris Rauf’s street fight

After a humiliating exit from the T20 World Cup, Pakistan pacer Haris Rauf was involved in a heated exchange with a man in the USA. Rauf confronted the man, asking him if he was an Indian only to get to know that he was fighting with a Pakistan fan. Rauf later took to social media to do damage control but the video of the incident had already gone viral.

Corruption thwarted

The ongoing T20 World Cup has seen a welcome display of vigilance from the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU). Their swift action prevented a potential match-fixing attempt after a Ugandan player reported a corrupt approach.

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BCCI plans overhaul

As the BCCI gears up for a significant reshuffle, two crucial roles are under the spotlight: the head coach of the Indian men’s cricket team and a major change in the Ajit Agarkar-led selection committee. This overhaul aims to strengthen the Indian cricket team‘s structure and ensure continued success on the global stage.

A scandal that can never be forgotten

David Warner has spoken openly about the constant criticism he’s faced since the 2018 ball-tampering scandal, admitting he expects it to follow him even after retirement. Warner acknowledges that the scandal will forever be part of his legacy. 

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Portugal script mega comeback

Not Cristiano Ronaldo, but Francisco Conceicao helped Portugal stage a late comeback to win 2-1 against Czech Republic. Portugal went a goal down in the second half, but hustled their way to snatch a win in the dying minutes of the game. And in the previous match, Turkey comfortably defeated Georgia 3-1 in a highly entertaining clash.

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