Virat Kohli looking forward towards working with ‘Kumble Sir’

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New Delhi | Updated: June 23, 2016 9:46:19 PM

India's Test skipper Virat Kohli today welcomed new head coach Anil Kumble into to the team saying he was looking forward towards work with the legendary leg-spinner.

kohlispeakpti-l“Heartiest welcome to @anilkumble1074 Sir. Look forward to your tenure with us. Great things in store for Indian Cricket with you ??” Kohli tweeted shortly after Kumble was appointed as head coach for a one-year term. (PTI)

India’s Test skipper Virat Kohli today welcomed new head coach Anil Kumble into to the team saying he was looking forward towards work with the legendary leg-spinner.

“Heartiest welcome to @anilkumble1074 Sir. Look forward to your tenure with us. Great things in store for Indian Cricket with you ??” Kohli tweeted shortly after Kumble was appointed as head coach for a one-year term.

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Kumble’s appointment brought an end to the prolonged suspense over who will take over the reins of the side.

The 45-year-old pipped former Team Director Ravi Shastri, Australians Tom Moody and Stuart Law and a host of others to clinch the high-profile position following an elaborate selection process headed by a three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) comprising Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman.

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