Anil Kumble named India coach: Twitterati divided over Ravi Shastri's return into commentary box

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New Delhi, June 24: BCCI named former India skipper Anil Kumble was on Thursday (June 23) as India's head coach for 1-year term.

Kumble to be head coach; 'Players come first'

The 45-year-old Kumble, India's highest wicket-taker (3rd in the world) in Tests with 619 scalps and one of the respected voices in the cricket world, got the nod over Ravi Shastri and other 20 candidates. (Reactions from Twitter)

Anil Kumble named India coach: Twitterati divided over Ravi Shastri's return into commetary box

The Bangalore-based former cricketer's selection finally put an end to the speculations about India's coach. The decision was hailed by fromer crickters and fans on social media. (Virat Kohli welcomes Anil Kumble 'Sir')

Kumble's appointment as India's new coach was liked by many while disliked by a few. Hours after Kumble's appointment, Twitterati trolled Ravi Shastri for he will be back into the commentary box. While there were others who hailed the former India captain.

Here are a few such tweets:

 

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