The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has shortlisted Pakistan’s former Strength and Conditioning Coach Grant Luden.
A press release issued on Friday said that the Indian cricket board is considering Luden among other candidates for the post of Strength and Conditioning Coach.
A total of 12 candidates had applied for the position, out of which four names have been shortlisted.
“The candidates [for the post] include Mr. Luke Woodhouse, Mr. Grant Luden, Mr. Rajnikanth Sivagnanam, Mr. Nick Webb and Mr. Anand,” sources inside BCCI believed Luden was a front runner.
The All-India Senior Selection Committee finalized the list for the second round after a four-day selection process.
Beginning Monday, a total of 14 candidates for the position of Batting Coach, 12 for Bowling Coach, nine for Fielding Coach, 16 for the position of Physiotherapist, 12 for the post of Strength and Conditioning Coach and 24 for the position of Administrative Manager were interviewed. The entire process lasted four days and concluded on Thursday evening.
The selected candidate’s name would be announced next week.