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Anil Kumble to continue as Team India coach till West Indies series, subject to acceptance: Vinod Rai

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 With much speculation surrounding Anil Kumble's future as Team India coach amidst rumours of rift with Virat Kohli, CoA chief Vinod Rai has confirmed that no change in the position will be made until the end of India – West Indies series.
While several top names including that of Virender Sehwag's and Tom Moody's have applied for the job of Team India's next coach, the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) consisting of Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman are tasked with finding a new coach for India but their first attempt expected to be keeping hold of the incumbent, Kumble.
Earlier on Thursday, acting BCCI president CK Khanna wrote a letter to secretary Amitabh Chaudhary urging him to defer the recruitment process until the end of the West Indies tour, which follows in right after the Champions Trophy. 
"Coach selection has been entrusted to the CAC which selected Anil Kumble last year for a one-year contract. Now the process has to be followed. But since the process has been delayed, Kumble, subject to his accepting, will be there for the West Indies tour," Rai told reporters after a meeting of the COA here. "The CAC is meeting in London to decide upon the road ahead," he added. India will tour the West Indies for a five-ODI series starting June 23 followed by a lone Twenty20 match on July 9. The COA, now a three-member panel after the exit of historian Ramachandra Guha, had a day long meeting here.