Rahul Dravid, Team India’s head coach for the Sri Lanka tour, is looking forward to the opportunity and wants to learn from his new adventure. He has already coached the Indian U19 and Indian A teams and this is an advancement he would surely appreciate.
While the Indian main team is preparing for the test series against England, a second Indian team will travel to Sri Lanka in July for three T20Is and as many ODIs. The Indian team has a number of young players and some experienced faces.
Speaking to reporters, Rahul Dravid said that it would be a great journey for both him and the youth on the team to gain valuable experience.
“It’s a great mix of experienced players and fresh players. It’s a pretty exciting situation as a coach because you know that if you create a good environment, everyone will learn a lot. We have to be together as a big group, there are opportunities. ” to learn and grow. It’s a good chance for me too, as a coach you always learn from every experience. You learn about yourself and about cricket. It’s another opportunity for me to learn and improve. I’m really excited, “claimed Rahul Dravid.
Great opportunity for Shaw, Padikkal, Gaikwad: Rahul Dravid
Team India’s depth in the opening division was absolutely sensational thanks to the 2021 Vijay Hazare Trophy where Prithvi Shaw and Devdutt Padikkal lit the stage and the IPL where Ruturaj Gaikwad showed consistency.
Rahul Dravid believes that if the trio have a great tour, they may have a chance to get into the T20 World Cup roster. According to the Indian hit legend, TThetour would also offer them a much-needed experience.
“Also for a lot of people other than Prithvi… someone like Devdutt Padikkal or Ruturaj Gaikwad, a lot of the younger guys will be very interested in getting good results. It is up to the voters to decide whether they will be appointed to the T20 World Cup. But a good performance against international opponents will certainly help. If you do well at this level, voters will certainly pay attention, “concluded Rahul Dravid.
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