Have gotten six captains in final eight months, which wasn’t the plan after I began: Rahul Dravid


Rahul Dravid was named India head coach after Ravi Shastri’s tenure ended after 2021 T20 World Cup.

Rahul Dravid
Rahul Dravid. (Picture Supply: BCCI)

India head coach Rahul Dravid has opened up about his teaching stint with the Males in Blue until now. The previous Indian skipper took up the function after Ravi Shastri’s tenure as head coach ended after the completion of the 2021 T20 World Cup in Dubai. Batter Virat Kohli additionally stepped down from the captaincy put up.

In the meantime, the newly appointed everlasting skipper Rohit Sharma has not been out there for all matches as a result of accidents and workload administration. Because of this, the Indian crew has used a number of new captains together with KL Rahul and Rishabh Pant. In reality, the upcoming two-match T20I sequence towards Eire will see Hardik Pandya main the Indian crew for the primary time.

It has been difficult and nice enjoyable: Dravid on his teaching stint until now

Talking earlier than the beginning of the fifth T20I towards South Africa, Rahul Dravid mentioned that the teaching half has been difficult and enjoyable collectively. He additionally talked in regards to the quick bowling expertise the nation has in the intervening time. It should be famous that the likes of Umran Malik, Avesh Khan, Mukesh Choudhary, and Arshdeep Singh loved good outing in IPL 2022.

“It (teaching) has been fairly thrilling, it has been good enjoyable, I have to say. It’s been difficult as properly, we’ve bought six captains within the final eight months, which really wasn’t the plan after I began, however it’s the character of the variety of video games we’re enjoying, it’s the character of Covid, so I’ve needed to work with fairly a couple of individuals, it has been nice enjoyable. Lots of different guys have gotten a possibility to steer, we’ve bought alternatives to create extra leaders within the group,” Dravid instructed broadcasters.

“We’ve continually strived to get higher, we’ve tried lots of totally different individuals. Within the final eight months, touring South Africa was a little bit of a disappointment by way of Take a look at cricket. Our white-ball cricket has been good although, exhibiting the character of the crew,” he added.

“It was unbelievable to see the quick bowling expertise we’ve (in the course of the IPL), particularly with few of the bowlers clocking such (quick) velocity. Lots of children bought a possibility to showcase their abilities, and lots of them got here good, these are actually good indicators for Indian cricket, thrilling occasions forward,” mentioned Dravid additional.



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