The dates for the T20 World Cup, starting from October 17, are getting closer as time goes by. While there will be a battle between the players to win the title, on the other hand the responsibility will also be on the shoulders of the coaches to make their respective team champions. Pakistan recently roped in former Australia’s legendary batsman for the mega event. Matthew Hayden has been appointed the head coach of the team. If it is to be noted, the responsibility of the teams participating in the showpiece rests on the shoulders of 7 South African coaches and 3 Australian coaches.
Which team is coaching whose shoulders?
All the teams are gearing up for the upcoming T20 World Cup. So let us tell you who is the coach of which team. Let’s start with the Indian cricket team, the responsibility of coaching Team India Former Indian cricket Ravi Shastri are on his shoulders. At the same time, former South African wicket-keeper batsman Mark Boucher has been made the coach of the national team. Lance Klusener for Afghanistan, Russell Domingo for Bangladesh, Graham Ford for Ireland, Pier de Bruyne for Namibia, Shane Berger for Scotland and Mickey Arthur for Sri Lanka.
Apart from this, apart from Matthew Hayden, Justin Langer is the coach of Australia while Ryan Campbell is the coach of Netherlands. England’s coach is England’s Chris Silverwood, New Zealand’s coach is Gary Stead of New Zealand, Oman’s coach is Sri Lanka’s Dilip Mendis, Papua New Guinea’s coach is Karl Sendry of Italy and West Indies’ coach is Phil Simmons of West Indies.
Ravi Shastri has rich experience
Team India coach Ravi Shastri has a great chance to win the title for India in the T20 World Cup. Shastri has vast experience of coaching at international level. He is associated with Team India since 2017. Earlier he had worked with the team in 2015-16 as well.
The team has appeared in the Champions Trophy, ODI World Cup and World Test Championship. Under Shastri’s coaching, the team has performed well abroad. But till now India has not been able to win the ICC trophy under his coaching. This time Mahendra Singh Dhoni will also accompany Shastri. He has been chosen as the mentor of the team.
Phil Simmons has won 2 titles for the Windies
West Indies is the only team that has won 2 T20 World Cup titles so far. In 2016, when the Windies won the trophy in the T20 WC played on Indian soil, the coach of the team Phil Simmons That was it. He has a vast experience of coaching career spanning 17 years and his team will be the favorites in the tournament this time too.
Sri Lankan coach Mickey Arthur also has a lot of coaching experience at the international level. He has coached the teams of Australia and Pakistan team. Arthur led Pakistan to the Champions Trophy title in 2017. Under his coaching, Pakistan’s team also became the number-1 team of Test and T20. Currently he is the coach of Sri Lanka and his team has not been able to perform much for the last two years.