Rahul Dravid, In the‘s head coach on the recent tour of Sri Lanka, expressed his opinion on the full-time role as head coach of the senior team. Ravi Shastri, the current head coach who is in England, will expire at the end of the T20 World Cup later this year.
As Rahul Dravid was a successful coach at the u.19 and India A level, he was often regarded as the coaching role of the senior team. He coached a young outfit for an ODI series in Sri Lanka before losing the T20I series, albeit without a number of players placed in quarantine.
Rahul Dravid said that although he enjoyed his first job with the senior team, he did not seriously consider taking on a permanent role. The batting line-up emphasized that there are a “large number of challenges” when taking on a full-time coaching role.
“I enjoyed this experience. I did not really think of anything far ahead. To be honest with you, I’m glad to do what I do. For me, I thought of no one else but this tour and to go through this tour and enjoy the experience.
‘I like working with these guys, it’s pretty awesome. And no, I really did not think of that. You know, there are a lot of challenges to do a full-time role, so I really do not know, ‘Rahul Dravid said in a media interaction.
Sri Lanka defeats India for the first time in 13 years in a bilateral series
If we talked about the Sri Lanka tour, India is expected to win the ODI series against the host and make a good start in the T20Is with a win in the first match. But the visiting contingent was hit by covid-19, as a total of 8 players who were in close contact with the positively tested Krunal Pandya were forced into isolation and the team with only 11 players – 5 batsmen and 6 bowlers – was mainly left behind. team to play in the second T20I, which the host only won in the last over.
Sri Lanka won the third T20I fairly comfortably when their spinners rioted in an exhausted Indian batting line-up. This is Sri Lanka’s first series victory in any format against India since their 2-1 home series victory in 2008.
The white ball team returns home to prepare for the second phase of the IPL, while the contingent under Virat Kohli in England tackles Joe Root’s team from 4 August in a series of 5 Tests.