Rahul Dravid will take up the role of India’s Head Coach after the T20 World Cup

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Rahul Dravid to take up the role of India’s Head Coach after the T20 World Cup

What comes as major news for the Indian Cricket fans is that legendary cricketer Rahul Dravid has been appointed as India’s head coach. He would possibly take over the reins of the Indian cricket team from Ravi Shastri after the end of the T20 World Cup 2021.

According to a report published in TOI, a top BCCI official has confirmed that Raul Dravid has agreed to take up the role of India’s Head Coach & will soon resign from his position of NCA Head Coach. “Dravid has confirmed he will be the next head coach of the Indian team. He will be stepping down as the head of the NCA soon,” the top BCCI Official has said.

Rahul Dravid will handle the Indian team’s coaching responsibilities with India’s home series against New Zealand which will commence just three days after the conclusion of the T20 World Cup 2021. On the other hand, Ravi Shastri’s second stint as India’s head coach will end with the marquee event. According to reports, Rahul Dravid will continue as India’s Head Coach till the end of 50 over World Cup in 2023. His contract as Head Coach is worth 10 crores.

Rahul Dravid is Perfect for the role of Indian Cricket team’s Head Coach, says BCCI Official

Rahul Dravid stepping up as India’s head coach is not less than a treat for the Indian Cricket fans as there were reports of Rahul Dravid politely refusing BCCI’s offer. The BCCI was all set to start the hiring process for a Head Coach this week but Jay Shah & Sourav Ganguly were in the favor of getting Rahul Dravid on board.

Rahul Dravid has spent a long duration of his career grooming the young budding cricketers. He has trained several young cricketers such as Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw,  Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, and Sanju Samson. Dravid has been deservingly credited for the tremendous transformation of these newbies into all-around cricketers who are taking the Indian Cricket team to laurels of success.

All the new bunch of Cricketers who are trained under the leadership of Rahul Dravid is delivering mind-blowing performances which have been witnessed during their stints in the IPL. Rahul Dravid’s role as the NCA Head Coach received much appreciation as he has successfully promoted several players from the domestic arena to the International circuit & has developed the strong bench strength of the Indian Cricket team.

“He was re-appointed as the NCA head last month. But the BCCI needed a strong candidate to take Indian cricket forward. He has worked so hard to develop the next line of Indian cricketers,” said the official.

Meanwhile, Paras Mhambrey has been appointed as India’s bowling coach while no decision has been taken on replacing fielding coach R. Sridhar. Moreover, Vikram Rathour will continue as the batting coach of the Indian team.

“Even Mhambrey knows this next lot of players like the back of his hand. So, Ganguly and Shah thought it would be best if they could bring both of them on board. They will assume charge from the New

A Glimpse of Rahul Dravid’s Coaching Stint:

Rahul Dravid has made his International Coaching Debut for the Indian team earlier this year when team India toured Sri Lanka for the limited-overs series. Dravid made a great start to his International Coaching Career with an ODI series win however the tour ended on a disappointing note as the COVID-19 prone Indian team lost the T20I series with a 1-2 score. Rahul Dravid has also coached the Prithvi Shaw-led U-19 team to a gleaming World Cup win in 2018.

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