Ravi Shastri will remain as India’s Team Director till 2016 T20 World Cup [ Current Affairs ]


About Ravi Shastri: Ravishankar Jayadritha Shastri was born on 27th May 1962. He is a previous Indian cricketer. He is temporary Director of the Indian cricket team since August 2014. He was the member of Indian national team in Test and One - Day matches between 1981 and 1992.

  • He started his career as a left arm spin bowler, later he transformed into a batting.
  • He has been served ICC and BCCI in temporary official capacities and also as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.

About his remaining as India’s Team Director:

  • Ravi Shastri has been recalled as the Team Director of the Indian cricket team till the 2016 T20 World Cup.
  • He is recalled because of the recommendations of the BCCI advisory committee.
  • He was appointed as Team Director in August 2014.
  • He has been given another seven - month extension till the completion of the World T20 in April.

- Published on: September 15, 2015