BREAKING: Anil Kumble Did Not Travel With Team India For West Indies Tour

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BREAKING: Anil Kumble Did Not Travel With Team India For West Indies Tour

In the last one month, we have read so much about alleged differences between Indian captain Virat Kohli and head coach Anil Kumble. It all started when a leading media house reported that Virat Kohli, along with some of his teammates, lodged an official complaint against Anil Kumble to CAC after the 4-match Test series …


BREAKING: Anil Kumble Did Not Travel With Team India For West Indies Tour

In the last one month, we have read so much about alleged differences between Indian captain Virat Kohli and head coach Anil Kumble. It all started when a leading media house reported that Virat Kohli, along with some of his teammates, lodged an official complaint against Anil Kumble to CAC after the 4-match Test series against Australia earlier this year. Since then, many rumours have made rounds but we haven’t received any official statement from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

However, in a new twist to the tale, Anil Kumble didn’t accompany the Indian team to the West Indies for a limited-overs series starting June 23, citing his commitment to an International Cricket Council (ICC) meeting here.

“Yes, chief coach Anil Kumble is staying back for the ICC Meeting. The team is flying off to Barbados today,” a team source confirmed the development without commenting whether he will join the team at all.

BREAKING: Anil Kumble Did Not Travel With Team India For West Indies Tour

The same official also added a conspiracy theory twist to it:

“Funny, the ICC Meeting dates are known for months and so is the West Indies itinerary. You mean Anil didn’t know he had to choose between ICC Meeting and the West Indies tour. May be he is finding it too difficult to continue,” the official said.

At a time when it is being widely perceived in the BCCI that in the meeting between Kohli and Cricket Advisory Committee, comprising – the Indian captain made it clear that the players don’t want to continue with Anil Kumble as head coach, it will be interesting to see how things shape out during the meeting between Anil Kumble and CAC.

More to follow..