India coach Ravi Shastri began his tenure on Wednesday against Sri Lanka. Team India are in South Asian country for a three-match Test series, followed by a five-match ODI and a one-off T20I.
Ahead of the Test, Shastri posted a picture of him sitting with skipper Virat Kohli and one from a warm-up match.
Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen replied to the former team director with an interesting question.
Head coach again buddy?— KP (@KP24) July 24, 2017
And Pietersen's question allowed Twitter users to have some fun.
No he is on a travel tour exploring Sri Lanka— Prince Sanghvi (@princesanghavi) July 24, 2017
Haha earlier he was Team director 😂 not Head Coach! Just saying— Prince Sanghvi (@princesanghavi) July 24, 2017
Coach for sure, Head - not sure ! 🤣— rigil.shankar (@rigils) July 24, 2017
Sarcasm at its best , KP ?— Sree (@sreekuttans) July 24, 2017
😂😂😂— Nikita Sharma ♚ (@Nikita07s) July 24, 2017
@KP24 he is head coach of the Indian team for first time.— xubair bhat (@zubairbhat44592) July 24, 2017
No mate. Assistant to Kohli.— Ashfaq Shah (@shahashfaq) July 24, 2017
cricket has become business ahh, he is back to earn more.— VINAY RAMAKRISHNAN (@vinayr1981) July 25, 2017
Not head coach for sure😂 pic.twitter.com/HvrZz7MfEi— Manveer Singh Jhala (@jhala_manveer) July 25, 2017
Shastri, who had earlier served as India's team director has been appointed head coach for the first time, after Anil Kumble stepped down from the post.
Feature image: Twitter/Ravi Shastri