When Team India is playing T20 World Cup in UAE, then big news related to Indian cricket has come out. Former cricketer Rahul Dravid, who was once the ‘wall’ of Team India, will now be the new head coach of the Indian team. BCCI announced this on Wednesday. BCCI Chief Sourav Ganguly, Secretary Jay Shah also congratulated Rahul Dravid.
What are the Challenges Cefore the New Coach of the Indian Team?
Rahul Dravid will take over as the coach of the Indian team for the series against New Zealand to hold after the T20 World Cup. Now, this term will be of two years. In the coming two years, the Indian team has to participate in many big series, ICC events. Under the leadership of Ravi Shastri as a coach, the Indian team created many histories, but could not win any major trophy and now the biggest challenge will be to end this drought.
BCCI Appointed new Head Coach
BCCI has made it clear. That Rahul Dravid will take over his responsibility from the home series against New Zealand starting on November 17. Board of Control for Cricket in India President and former captain Sourav Ganguly has expressed happiness over Dravid being chosen as the coach. After being appointed as the coach, Dravid gave his first reaction and said, ‘It is a great honor to appoint as the new head coach of the Indian cricket team and I am ready for this responsibility.
ICC Events:- Rahul Dravid’s tenure is starting after one ICC event is over, but next year there is a T20 World Cup again. After that, there is the 50-over World Cup of 2023, which will be held in India itself. Apart from this, the second edition of the Test Championship has also started, its final will be held only in 2023.
Previously coach of Under-19 and India A Team
Talking about Rahul Dravid’s experience as a coach, he has the coach of Under-19 and India A teams in Indian cricket. Under his coaching, the Indian Under-19 team won the World Cup title in the year 2018. Apart from this, he has also given his services as a coach to some teams including Rajasthan Royals (RR) in IPL.