The term of Ravi Shastri as Team India Head Coach ended with 2019 World Cup. BCCI extended it for 45-days in view of the upcoming West Indies series. By then, A new Head Coach will be appointed to take charge.
Former Sri Lankan Cricketer Mahela Jayawardene seems to be a strong contender for Team India Head Coach Post. He made over 20,000 runs representing Sri Lanka at the highest level. Jayawardene served as the head coach of Mumbai Indians. This IPL Franchise won two trophies in three seasons under his guidance.
Mahela Jayawardene shares a good rapport with Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma and All-Rounder Hardik Pandya. This equation could make him feel comfortable as the Head Coach of Team India.
Gary Kirsten who was behind India's 2011 World Cup glory and another former Cricketer Tom Moody could be competing with Mahela Jayawardene for becoming Team India Head Coach.