New Delhi: One of the biggest positives for Indian cricket in recent times is that former India captain Rahul Dravid has agreed to take over as the head coach of the national team.
The development took place on the sidelines of the final of the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League on Friday night. A news agency quoted sources as confirming that the NCA chief is set to take over as the coach of the national team.
Dravid has agreed and couldn’t get better than this. The focus will be on other positions till Vikram continues as batting coach.
The Indian team is in a transitional state with the arrival of young players and everyone working with Dravid and it will be even easier for Indian cricket.
Rahul Dravid was always the preferred choice for the BCCI, but it seems secretary Jay Shah and president Sourav Ganguly had a sit-down conversation with the former captain before agreeing to become a full-time coach after the team traveled to Sri Lanka. Happened.
Jay and Sourav talked to him and it was about Rahul Dravid being confident because it needs a lot of time because you need to keep going.
But things went well and Dravid has always put the interest of Indian cricket on top. So it made things easy as the team would do well to have someone like him guide the boys.
Current coach Ravi Shastri’s contract expires with the T20 World Cup starting on Sunday. BCCI is hosting the tournament in Oman and UAE.
India will start their T20 World Cup campaign against Pakistan in Dubai on 24 October. Virat Kohli will also step down as the captain of the team in the shortest format after the upcoming T20 World Cup.