Interviews for women's team coach held

Former India cricketers Sunil Joshi, Ajay Ratra, Ramesh Powar, Mamatha Maben and Suman Sharma were some of the notable candidates to appear for the interview.

(Representative Image) The interviews for the head coach of the Indian women's team were held on Friday.   -  AFP

The Board of Control for Cricket (BCCI) in India, on Friday, conducted the interviews to fill the vacant post of the head coach of the Indian women's team.

The panel comprised former India captain and member of the Committee of Administrators (CoA), Diana Edulji, BCCI CEO, Rahul Johri, and GM (cricket operations), Syed Saba Karim.

Former India cricketers Sunil Joshi, Ajay Ratra and Ramesh Powar were some of the notable candidates who appeared for the interview along with Vijay Yadav, who is a part of the coaching staff with the National Cricket Academy (NCA).

While most of the candidates chose to come down to Mumbai for the interview, a few joined via video conferencing. Among the women candidates, the prominent were former India captain, Mamatha Maben, and Suman Sharma.

Sportstar understands that there could be a second round of interviews next week, with five or six shortlisted candidates.