Kohli looking forward towards working with 'Kumble Sir'

India\'s Test Virat Kohli welcomed new coach Anil Kumble into to the team saying he was looking forward to the work with him.

Published: 23rd June 2016 09:23 PM  |   Last Updated: 23rd June 2016 09:23 PM   |  A+A-

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Royal Challengers Bangalore's Virat Kohli and AB De Villiers celebrates the wicket of Eklavya Dwivedi during the 1st qualifier IPL 2016 match against Guajrat Lions at Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Tuesday. | PTI

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NEW DELHI: India's Test Virat Kohli today welcomed new head coach Anil Kumble into to the team saying he was looking forward to the work with the legendary leg-spinner.

"Heartiest welcome to @anilkumble1074 Sir. Look forward to your tenure with us. Great things in store for Indian Cricket with you ??" Kohli tweeted shortly after Kumble was appointed as head coach for a one-year term.

Kumble's appointment brought an end to the prolonged suspense over who will take over the reins of the side.

The 45-year-old pipped former Team Director Ravi Shastri, Australians Tom Moody and Stuart Law and a host of others to clinch the high-profile position following an elaborate

selection process headed by a three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) comprising Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman.

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