In a strongly worded letter, Kumble took to Twitter to reveal the reason behind his surprising decision.
It seems that not merely Kohli but also other players of the Indian team had grievances against the way Kumble functioned. By afternoon, it had emerged that Kohli had deleted the tweet in which he had welcomed Kumble on June 23 a year ago.
The position became vacant when Anil Kumble resigned following the humiliating 180-run loss to arch-rivals Pakistan in the final of the Champions Trophy on June 18 in London.
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The Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) comprising of Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar, and VVS Laxman has made a decision to not consult the Indian captain Virat Kohli before appointing the new Indian coach. Moreover, the fact that BCCI was accepting head coach applications instead of going for a straightforward extension of Kumble's contract added further fuel to the fire.
In contrast the Indians have as many as eight players from their touring party who featured in that fixture headed by proven match-winners Kohli and wicketkeeper-batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni. "Great things in store for Indian cricket with you".
The legendary leg-spinner's one-year term was supposed to end after the Champions Trophy, but was extended by the BCCI's Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) until the end of the ongoing tour of the West Indies.
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Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) acting president C.K. Khanna on Wednesday said that the new coach for the Indian cricket team, whose tenure will be fixed at least till 2019 World Cup, will be announced before the Sri Lankan tour. "There's no taking away that aspect of him at all and we respect him totally". Currently, Virat Kohli led Team India is touring the West Indies where they will be playing five ODIs and one T20Is. His point of view is out there and we respect that.
"It's his opinion which I respect". Prasanna also questioned Kohli's captaincy abilities.
"We have created a culture over the last three or four years that whatever happens in the changing room we have tried to maintain the sanctity of the changing room throughout and that is what the whole team believes".
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Ostapenko was playing in only her eighth Grand Slam tournament, never having been past the third round. Halep said she was deeply affected by nerves leading into the final.
"The team members, who were feeling awful about the loss, in any case, felt that their coach was scolding them like children and not treating them like professionals".