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Dravid, Zaheer are being humiliated, says Ramachandra Guha

Edited by: India TV Sports Desk New Delhi 16 Jul 2017, 16:25:53 IST
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Expressing his concerns about the ongoing Indian Coach saga, former Committee of Administrators member Ramachandra Guha has once again lashed out this time in support of former greats - Rahul Dravid and Zaheer Khan. Guha feels the duo are being subjected to "public humiliation" by the manner in which their appointment as batting and bowling consultant for Team India has been put on hold. 

"The shameful treatment of Anil Kumble has now been compounded by the cavalier treatment of Zaheer Khan and Rahul Dravid," Guha tweeted.

"Kumble, Dravid and Zaheer were true greats of the game who gave it all on the field. They did not deserve this public humiliation," he added.

His comments came after the CoA approved the appointment of Ravi Shastri as chief coach yesterday. However, the committee did not implicitly specify whether Dravid and Khan were on board as batting and bowling consultants respectively for overseas tours, as had been claimed by the BCCI.

As per the minutes of the meeting, the "appointments of other consultants will be decided by the committee in consultation with the head coach".

Guha had resigned from the CoA, lambasting the "superstar culture" in Indian cricket, while also hitting out at former players on 'conflict of interest' issues.

(With PTI Inputs)