Ignored for the head coach's position, Lalchand Rajput was among the aspirants appearing for interviews on Monday to pick the support staff of the Indian cricket team, joining heavyweights such as Venkatesh Prasad. (Cricket News)
The senior selection committee, led by former stumper MSK Prasad, started an extensive process to pick the support staff.
As many as 13 candidates were interviewed for the batting coach role and five for bowling coach. Incumbents -- batting coach Sanjay Bangar, bowling coach Bharat Arun and fielding coach R Sridhar -- will be interviewed on Tuesday.