Jason Gillespie declines applying for India head coach position


Former Australian cricketer Jason Gillespie has refused the reports of him smearing for the designation of India head coach. He tweeted on his Twitter account which ended up all rumors of him applying to take up the hard role. Meanwhile, reports also claim that Stuart Law, another former Australian cricketer has applied for the job. Not only him also, former Indian fast bowler Venkatesh Prasad had dropped his application to the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI). The deadline to apply for the head coach position expires on 10 June, Friday, the submissions are likely to be managed followed by finalization on Thursday when BCCI president Anurag Thakur will attends number of meetings



Stuart Law, is one of the applicant for the designation of head coach and was a middle-order batsman with a record of only 1 Test and 54 ODIs for Australia. He had worked with Sri Lankan team from the Indian subcontinent after he retired in 2009. He served Sri Lankan team from 2009 to 2011 as the assistant coach and was later promoted to the head coach when Trevor Bayliss left.


Jason Gillespie, was Australia’s pace bowler who along with Glenn Mcgrath manged the pace department. He played 71 Test matches for Australia while picking up 259 wickets. He picked up 142 ODI wickets in 97 matches as well to his name. He became of the MidWest Rhinos in Zimbabwe after his retirement. Then he coached Yorkshire and then moved on to coach in the Big Bash League which he did for Adelaide Strikers. But with him having not applied for the position, BCCI might just turn to an Indian for the job.