- Sourav Ganguly
Ganguly is probably one of the front runners for the post of Indian cricket team coach.He is considered as the one who changed the perception of Indian cricket team being competitive only at home as he was instrumental in making the team believe that they could compete in foreign conditions.
- Rahul Dravid
Rahul Dravid, an another legend of the international cricket is said to be one of the contenders for the post. He has impressed one and all as the mentor of the Rajasthan Royals team. As has been with him for all these years, he has proved to be the genius of man management. He could well become the coach if he is interested to take up the responsibility
- Ravi Shastri
The former Indian player and commentator Ravi Shastri is said to be another contender. He was with the Indian team for the entire Australian tour as well as the world cup, which India reached the semi finals to the surprise of many. This could well go in his favour.
- Justin Langer
The former Australian left handed opening batsman is said to in line for the job of Indian coach. His name has in discussing among the top brass leaders in BCCI said reports from various mnews agencies across India
- Andy Flower
The former Zimbabwean player had successful stint as a coach and director of the England cricket team. During his term as a team director, England had won the ashes and also the word T20 cup later. With this track record he could also become the next coach for the Indian cricket team