Former India captain Rahul Dravid mentioned it used to be an absolute honour after the Indian cricket board (BCCI) on Wednesday appointed the 48-year-old batting legend as the brand new trainer of Group India. He’ll take price of the group after the continuing T20 Global Cup within the UAE and will likely be spearheading the group all over the India-New Zealand sequence.
“It’s an absolute honour to be appointed as the brand new Head Trainer of the Indian Cricket Group and I’m in reality having a look ahead to this function,” Dravid mentioned in a BCCI press unlock. “Underneath Mr Shastri, the group has completed really well, and I’m hoping to paintings with the group to take this ahead.”
Dravid additional mentioned he’s smartly acutely aware of the energy of the group as he has labored intently with many of the avid gamers whilst being price of Nationwide Cricket Academy (NCA), India U-19 and India A group up to now.
“Having labored intently with many of the boys both at NCA, U19 and India A setup, I do know they’ve the eagerness and need to strengthen each day. There are some marquee multi-team occasions within the subsequent two years, and I look ahead to running with the avid gamers and the reinforce group of workers to reach our possible,” he mentioned.
The similar remark additionally learn that Cricket Advisory Committee, consisting of Sulakshana Naik and RP Singh, took an unanimous choice to pick out Dravid as the brand new trainer.
“The Cricket Advisory Committee comprising Ms Sulakshana Naik and Mr RP Singh on Wednesday unanimously appointed Mr Rahul Dravid because the Head Trainer of Group India (Senior Males). The previous India captain will take price from the impending house sequence towards New Zealand,” learn BCCI press unlock.
The cricket frame additionally congratulated the outgoing trainer Ravi Shastri for a a success tenure whilst confirming bowling trainer Bharati Arun, fielding trainer R Sridhar and batting trainer Vikram Rathour may even pass out with the outgoing trainer.
“The Board congratulates Mr Shastri (former Group Director & Head Trainer), Mr B. Arun (Bowling Trainer), Mr R. Sridhar (Fielding Trainer) and Mr Vikram Rathour (Batting Trainer) on a a success tenure. Underneath Shastri, the Indian Cricket Group followed a daring and fearless means and carried out creditably each in house and away prerequisites. India climbed to the highest place within the Take a look at layout and made it to the general of the inaugural Global Take a look at Championship in England,” learn BCCI remark.