The three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) comprising Kapil Dev, Anshuman Gaekwad and Shantha Rangaswamy will announce the head coach on Friday evening at 6 p.m., when it addresses the media.


The Kapil Dev-led CAC started the interview process for the selection of India's head coach at the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) headquarters.

A total of six short-listed candidates -- Ravi Shastri, Tom Moody, Mike Hesson, Lalchand Rajput and Robin Singh -- will be interviewed throughout the day. West Indies' Phil Simmons dropped out of the race earlier today citing personal reasons.

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The incumbent head coach Shastri will join the interview via Skype from the West Indies, the other three candidates -- Hesson, Rajput and Singh -- were present in person to give their presentation.


Mike Hesson arrives at the BCCI headquarters for the head coach interview.


The former New Zealand coach, Hesson, on his arrival said that he was confident.

Before heading for the meeting, Rangaswamy told reporters that the committee will look at the presentations by all the six candidates and then reach to a conclusion.