According to sources Head coach Ravi Shastri says focus will be on investing in youth during his second stint in the top position as india begin preparations for next year's World T20 and the later stages of the ongoing World Test Championship. Meanwhile the former india all-rounder is pretty clear about the kind of composition he would like in the coming days.
Shastri told "The path should be that knowing well you have got 12 months to go for the T20 World Cup and you have about 18-20 months to go for the World Test Championship". Reportedly "Getting youth in during that transition period by keeping an eye on the youth is important so that they can mix with the experience and give us a really solid side." Furthermore the coach stressed on the consistency and developing bench strength.
Moreover Shastri said that with points at stake, World Test Championship is a serious business. Shastri said "We are the No 1 team in the world and we have been for the last three years, so there is pride at stake as well. So we want to keep that consistency going and ensuring that we are placed nicely in the table for when the time comes from them to decide who plays in the final."
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