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If players decide fate of coaches then we are setting bad precedent: Tushar Arothe

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If players decide fate of coaches then we are setting bad precedent: Tushar Arothe


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12 Jul 2018, 17:58 IST

By Kushan Sarkar

New Delhi, Jul 12 (PTI) Forced to renounce after senior girls cricketers gave a unfavorable comments about him, a harm Tushar Arothe says that “letting players decide the fate of coaches” will handiest set a bad precedent.

The 51-year-old Arothe, who guided India girls cricket crew to World Cup ultimate, used to be got rid of after the BCCI gained lawsuits from senior players, particularly Twenty20 skipper Harmanpreet Kaur, about his coaching strategies.

“If students start deciding on the syllabus and course curriculum when there is a teacher, I don’t think it’s a great thing. Similarly, if you start removing coaches merely on the basis of allegations from the players, then you are setting a bad precedent,” Arothe informed PTI in a no-holds barred interview these days.

Arothe additionally mentioned that this common slicing of coaches on every occasion the players are unsatisfied will handiest replicate poorly on them.

“There was someone before me (Purnima Rau), who was removed as players didn’t want her. Now they don’t like my style. Tomorrow, a new person will come and they might find him/her to be unsuitable. So if only one side is having a problem what does it tell you,” Arothe mentioned.

The former Baroda skipper is at his wits finish to know what went unsuitable between July remaining yr to now. That from being a a success trainer, who had taken the facet to World Cup ultimate and dual sequence win in South Africa, he changed into an in a single day villain after India’s Asia Cup T20 debacle in Kuala Lumpur.

His coaching strategies had been puzzled and there have been a plethora of allegations about seeking to “remote control” the crew.

Arothe sought after to set the file immediately and mentioned that every allegation about him is “false” and he had made his level to the Committee of Administrators, when he used to be summoned for a gathering.

“The main allegation was about two training sessions per day. Well, the girls didn’t have a problem till Asia Cup. This process started before last year’s World Cup. And to make it clear, those who batted or bowled during the morning session were rested during the afternoon or evening session. You want to become No 1 side and you don’t want to work hard. It doesn’t happen like that,” mentioned Arothe, who had previous labored as a fielding trainer between 2009-2012.

“Post World Cup euphoria, when the girls came for a camp in September, I found most of them complacent and still basking in glory. I told them ‘Please remember, you people have lost and not won the World Cup. All the accolades are fine but we need to work harder’.”

If that used to be one of the problems, what has harm Arothe essentially the most is the allegations of seeking to keep watch over taking part in XI and techniques all the way through the Asia Cup.

“The playing XI would be decided at the team meeting and manager (Trupti Bhattacharya) and one selector (Shashi Gupta) were also a part of decision making process. The team list used to be minuted by the manager. This is complete falsehood from the part of those players, who have complained to the BCCI,” Arothe mentioned.

“I heard an absurd complaint that I tried to control the proceedings during the match from the sidelines. That is as ridiculous as it can get. If a coach shouts instructions during the match, he would be penalised by the match referee as per ICC code of conduct,” Arothe mentioned.

During his assembly with BCCI brass, he used to be informed senior participant had mentioned that he attempted to drive the bowlers into bowling unfavorable line.

“I was asked ‘why did you instruct the girls to bowl negative line?’ I said :’We have recording of the match. Please analyse the video and tell me which over did you think that a bowler bowled negative line (leg-stump line). When these allegations were being levelled, they should have at least thought that in T20s, it’s difficult to bowl negative line unlike longer formats,” Arothe defined.

The ultimate factor used to be concerning the scheduling of the camps and Arothe claimed that it used to be the senior players together with T20 captain Harmanpreet, who had made up our minds on a whole coaching time table from March until October after they had been scheduled to go back and forth to West Indies.

“Suddenly after Asia Cup, the camp used to be cancelled and nobody had the courtesy to tell me. Every minute main points of the time table used to be carried out in session with the players and then abruptly I listen lawsuits about time table.

“They need to do health club paintings for power. But if I inform them that hit a couple of balls to gauge your power, is it unsuitable? Most of our batters have a strike-rate of lower than 100 in T20s and should you are now not keen to paintings laborious, then you’re going to have issues,” mentioned the veteran of 114 top notch suits.

Arothe, on the other hand, had excellent phrases to mention about senior professionals Mithali Raj and Jhulan Goswami.

“Mithali and Jhulan were very co-operative and open to discussions at crew conferences. And about Harman, I don’t have any laborious emotions. She is an incredible cricketer. But I’m stunned as a result of after I requested who has complained, I used to be informed “Kaptaan ne bola (the captain said). But I wish them all the best for their future,” Arothe concluded

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