Ravi Shastri's contract ended with the World Cup but he and his support staff have been given a 45-day extension for the West Indies tour that starts on Saturday.
India lost just one match in the World Cup 2019 league stage but crashed out in the semi-finals after losing to New Zealand.
Former Indian all-rounder Robin Singh is on the foreign coaches panel and will manage one of the five sides in the upcoming Pakistan Super League T20 in the United Arab Emirates.
The 27-year-old Rayudu scored an 84-ball 63, forging a crucial 159-run partnership with skipper Virat Kohli that guided India to victory in the opening ODI against Zimbabwe yesterday.
While 24-year-old Englishman Johnson has turned out for Middlesbrough in one match in the English Premier League in 2008, Kenyan Osano is a product of the academy at Reading club and has last played for League Two side AFC Wimbledon. Reading played in the EPL last season but were relegated after finishing 19th.
Menyongar, who has scored more than 100 professional goals, has a decade of experience with clubs in America and has even had the legendary Liberian striker GeorgeWeah for a teammate in national colours.
The young striker, who was named among the 30 probables by national coach Wim Koevermans for the upcoming friendly against Tajikistan, has had a promising run since graduating from the TFA and is touted as a player who will make it big.
Seven players, including members of the triumphant Mumbai Ranji squad Dhawal Kulkarni, Aditya Tare, Sushant Marathe and Suryakumar Yadav, attended the first day's session, a team spokesperson said.
First win for Rohinton Baria runners-up keeps them in the hunt for a semifinal berth from Group of Death as Madras end league campaign with just a solitary win.
One of the favourites in the Toyota University Cricket Championship, Mumbai will be playing after a long break. They had lost the tournament opener against Jamia Millia on February 23.
Jamia used their home conditions to the hilt and skipper Parveen Yadav wasn't surprised that they defended 139 for five against a team that had decent batsmen in their ranks.
The Southern Sharks from Chennai made a hash of a modest target and failed to pace their innings on a wicket that became increasingly slow and low as the evening wore on.
When Jamia (Northern Stars) take on Madras University (Southern Sharks) on Wednesday night, it will possibly be the clash of the tournament till now.
On a slow batting track, the Rewa boys failed to gather steam and their batting style was out of place against Madras' 148.
The Eastern Tigers impressed former India pacer Prasad who said that the players have talent, enthusiasm and were eager to
The Indian team will leave the country in the last week of this month for the AFC Challenge Cup Qualifiers. India play their first Group A match against Chinese Taipei on March 2 followed by matches against Guam and hosts Myanmar.
His teammates describe him as the 'life' of the Madras University cricket team but Jayachandran's joyful exterior often bellies his daily struggle. Jayachandran is the driving force of the Chennai team as they head into Toyota University Cricket Championship, which begins on February 23.
A huge cheer greeted the arrival of former India all-rounder Robin Singh as the Boys from Chennai University knew they would have a special privilege. Ahead of the Toyota University Cricket Championship that begins on February 23, former India fielding coach Robin Singh headed down-south to share his expertise with the eager students from Chennai.