India women's coach Tushar Arothe resigns

There have been several reports of disagreements between Arothe and some senior players

There have been several reports of disagreements between Arothe and some senior players

Rau in his second tenure as India's coach since mid-2015 had overseen home success against New Zealand, Sri Lanka and Windies, maiden T20I series win in Australia, successful defence of Asia Cup and the World Cup Qualifier title.

The Indian men's team also witnessed a similar situation past year when former captain Anil Kumble quit as coach after his relations with skipper Virat Kohli became "untenable".

BCCI said in a media release, "Mr. Arothe cited personal reasons behind his resignation and also thanked the BCCI for giving him an opportunity to work with the Indian women's cricket team".

The meeting was attended by CoA member Diana Edulji, BCCI chief executive Rahul Johri and cricket operations manager Saba Karim. In response, Tushar Arothe had made it clear that the final decision of coaching tactics lay with the coaching staff and not the players.




The team also had a dismal Twenty20 tri-nation tournament against England and Australia in March and then lost a one-day worldwide series against Australia.

Having previously been part of the women's coaching staff, Arothe was hired just ahead of India's quadrangular ODI series in South Africa past year, and until the 2017 Women's World Cup in the United Kingdom. Reports had surfaced about the discord in the team soon after India failed to defend their Asia Cup title, in Malaysia last month. Following that, they also lost the ODI series against Australia.

The BCCI on Tuesday accepted India women's team coach Mr. Tushar Arothe's resignation.

According to another report filed by News18, it was Arothe's training methods which had come under question which led to the beginning of the fallout in the first place. Arothe was also in charge of the India A side that beat Bangladesh A in December previous year. Two mandatory practice sessions of roughly two-and-a-half-hours each in the morning and late afternoon, and an optional afternoon session, had been a feature of India's regime since a year ago.

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