BCCI Denies Approaching Australians for Coaching: Jay Shah Speaks Out

NEW DELHI: Amid reports that Ricky Ponting and Justin Langer turned down offers to coach the Indian senior men's team, BCCI secretary Jay Shah categorically denied approaching any former Australian cricketer with a coaching offer.Jay Shah stated, "Neither I nor the BCCI have approached any former Australian cricketer with a coaching offer. The reports circulating in certain media sections are completely incorrect. Finding the right coach for our national team is a meticulous and thorough process. We are focused on identifying individuals who possess a deep understanding of the Indian cricket structure and have risen through the ranks."Ponting revealed he was contacted informally during the IPL but declined due to lifestyle reasons. Langer, advised by KL Rahul about the high pressure of the role, also opted out. For more sports news and IPL T20 highlights, IPL T20 updates, IPL T20 news, and IPL T20 match scores, follow Spinmatch.