Former India captain and presently the top of Nationwide Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bangalore, Rahul Dravid is all set to affix Workforce India as a coach for the upcoming white-ball tour of Sri Lanka.
One of many causes behind Dravid’s appointment is the absence of India’s head coach Ravi Shastri, and different coaches Bharat Arun (bowling), R Sridhar (fielding), Vikram Rathour (batting). All of them shall be with the senior males’s Check crew for the five-match series against England, that begins in August.
Within the non-appearance of star gamers, a second-string crew is anticipated to go to the Island nation, with most of such gamers who’ve already performed below Dravid’s teaching with both India U-19 or India A groups prior to now. The ODI leg between India and Sri Lanka will begin on July 13, and the T20I collection shall start from July 22.
“The Workforce India teaching employees shall be within the UK, and it’s best that Dravid guides the younger crew as he has already labored with virtually all of India ‘A’ boys. The consolation the children share with him shall be an added benefit,” a BCCI official instructed ANI.
Moreover, this shall be Dravid’s second stint in a training place with the senior males’s crew. Throughout the 2014 India tour of England, the Karnataka stalwart had travelled with the facet as a batting marketing consultant.
The 48-year-old is commonly credited for his contributions in creating the younger expertise for Indian cricket. From Prithvi Shaw to Shubman Gill, a number of children who’ve made it huge for Workforce India had been skilled by Dravid at totally different ranges.
Dravid was appointed as NCA chief in 2019 and had been supervising the expansion of Beneath-19 gamers together with the India A gamers since 2015.