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‘Good friend’ Gautam Gambhir gets India coach nod from Pakistan’s Kamran Akmal

‘Good friend’ Gautam Gambhir gets India coach nod from Pakistan’s Kamran Akmal

Former Pakistan star Kamran Akmal backed Gautam Gambhir to become India coach while wanting two ex-India pacers to be roped in as bowling coach

Former Pakistan wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal has backed Gautam Gambhir as the right man to be the next coach of India cricket team. In an interview with TOI, Akmal claimed that Gambhir had the ability to convert whatever he touches into gold and that it will be the same with the Indian team. Further, Akmal said that there was no need for a foreign coach and that Gambhir was the best option they had.

Akmal wants Gautam Gambhir as India coach

Team India doesn’t need any foreign coaches. They have plenty of options and talent. After Dravid, no one can be best and bigger that Gambhir. He was a big player and will become a great coach too. He is the best option India have,” Akmal said.

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Further, the ex-PAK star claimed that he was still in touch with Gambhir and that they were good friends. Further, he advocated for either Ashish Nehra or Zaheer Khan to be roped in as the side’s bowling coach.

Gautam Gambhir appeared for his first round of interview for the position of India cricket team head coach on Monday. As per reports, Gambhir appeared for the interview with the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) virtually and will have another round of interview on Wednesday,


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