In case you missed it, India team director Ravi Shastri bared his heart in a two-part interview to The Indian Express. And among other things, it turns out that despite being mocked for his cliches, the man can talk frankly and how.
We've picked out ten of his best quotes which prove that he is the biggest badass Indian cricket has ever seen.
On being called BCCI's voice
On being a 'ladies man'
On his party animal reputation
On 'immersing' himself in cultures
On drinking while playing junior cricket
On 'Shastri Haai Haai' chants
On speaking his mind
On his favourite commentary phrase involving tracer bullets
On not mentioning IPL spot-fixing during commentary