Rahul Dravid to become coach of Indian cricket team after T20 World Cup

In a major development in Indian cricket, former captain Rahul Dravid has agreed to become the head coach of the men’s national cricket team.

He is all set to take up the role after the T20 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to be held from October 17 to November 14 after the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) agreed to the proposal. ) after initial reluctance. The country’s legendary batsman will replace outgoing head coach Ravi Shastri.

The 48-year-old Dravid, one of the greatest ever for India, has been in charge of the India A and U-19 set-ups for the past six years and has several players like Rishabh Pant, Avesh. Khan, Prithvi Shaw, Hanuma Vihari and Shubman Gill come from the system devised by him.

Dravid currently heads the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru. Rahul Dravid, one of the greatest players of all time for India, has been in charge of the India A and U-19 set-up for the past six years.

“Yes, Rahul has agreed to coach the Indian team till the 2023 World Cup. Initially, he was reluctant, but it is understood that president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah held a meeting with Rahul during the IPL final. was where they were able to. Convince him,” news agency PTI quoted a BCCI official as saying.