Shastri to stay team director till 2016 World T20: BCCI

Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Ravi Shastri will continue as the Indian cricket team’s director till the 2016 World T20, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) confirmed on Sunday.

“Ravi Shastri to continue as Team Director of Indian Cricket Team till ICC World T20 2016,” BCCI tweeted.

Apart from extending Shastri’s tenure, the tenures of the current coaching staff, including batting coach Sanjay Bangar, bowling coach Bharat Arun and fielding coach R. Sridhar, were also increased.

“The tenure of assistant coaches — @ImSanjayBangar, B Arun & @coach_rsridhar extended till ICC WT20 2016,” BCCI said in a tweet.

India will host the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 between March 11 and April 3.