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

Rahul Dravid
Rahul Dravid. (Photograph 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 submit.

In the meantime, the newly appointed everlasting skipper Rohit Sharma has not been accessible for all matches as a consequence 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 truth, the upcoming two-match T20I collection 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 concerning the quick bowling expertise the nation has in the meanwhile. It have to 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 have now acquired six captains within the final eight months, which truly wasn’t the plan once 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 just a few folks, it has been nice enjoyable. Quite a lot of different guys have gotten a possibility to steer, we have now acquired alternatives to create extra leaders within the group,” Dravid instructed broadcasters.

“We’ve got continuously strived to get higher, we have now tried a variety of completely different folks. 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 unimaginable to see the quick bowling expertise we have now (through the IPL), particularly with few of the bowlers clocking such (quick) pace. Quite a lot of children acquired a possibility to showcase their abilities, and a variety of them got here good, these are actually good indicators for Indian cricket, thrilling occasions forward,” mentioned Dravid additional.