Just after BCCI had revealed that as many as 57 people had applied for the post, another big name has been added to the list of probables for Indian cricket team coach in the form of former India coach Anil Kumble.
Kumble, who is presently the Chairman of the ICC (International Cricket Council) cricket committee, sent his application by email to the BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India).
The legendary Indian legspinner has played 132 Tests and 271 ODIs for India with great and was one of India's greatest match-winners for the team taking 619 wickets in Tests and 337 wickets in ODIs. He retired during the India-Australia Test in Delhi in 2008.
Former Team India director Ravi Shastri, national selectors Sandeep Patil and Vikram Rathour, Pravin Amre, Venkatesh Prasad, Balwinder Singh Sandhu, Surendra Bhave and Hrishikesh Kanitkar are all among those interested in the assignment.