New Delhi, May 30: The reports of India skipper Virat Kohli being unhappy with the head coach Anil Kumble as taken the cricket lovers in the country by storm.
According to an India Today report, players have complained against Kumble to the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) Committee of Administrators (COA).
"Team India cricketers are apparently not very happy with Anil Kumble and they have complained to the Committee of Administrators (CoA) about the coach's overbearing attitude," the report said.
Quoting sources, the channel reported, "the players are unhappy with the fact that there was no freedom in the dressing room."
Meanwhile, reports in the media also claimed that Kohli too isn't happy with Kumble's decision.
A Times of India report quoted sources as saying that Kohli had a word with Sourav Ganguly, who is a part of the advisory panel entrusted the job of appointing India's new coach, after the practice game against New Zealand on Sunday and may have discussed the issue at length.
Kumble was appointed India's head coach for a period of one year by the board and his tenure will end after Champions Trophy.
It was being felt that the former India captain might just get an extension looking at his successful stint as the coach. But eyebrows were raised after BCCI invited application for the new head coach.
The reports which came just a few days ahead of Champions Trophy 2017 shocked fans and cricket experts equally.
Here is how people reacted on Twitter:
This is how cricket commentator Ayaz Memon reacted to the reports.
Bishan Singh Bedi
This is how former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi reacted to such reports.
Makarand Waingankar, a former cricket administrator mocked such reports.
Fan expresses shock
This is how a fan expressed his shock on Twitter.
Earlier reports emerged that the board isn't happy with Kumble's demands.