New Delhi: In the midst of the T20 World Cup, former India captain and great batsman Rahul Dravid has been appointed as the new head coach of Team India. BCCI has informed about the appointment of Rahul Dravid as the new coach on Twitter. Rahul Dravid has now been appointed as the coach in place of Ravi Shastri. After the T20 World Cup, Virat Kohli will leave the captaincy of the T20 team, only then Rahul Dravid will take over as the coach of Team India.
NEWS : Mr Rahul Dravid appointed as Head Coach – Team India (Senior Men)
— BCCI (@BCCI) November 3, 2021
BCCI unhappy with Shastri’s record
The sudden appointment of Rahul Dravid in the middle of the T20 World Cup while Ravi Shastri was there suggests that the BCCI was unhappy with Ravi Shastri’s poor record. After the T20 World Cup 2021, Rahul Dravid will be the next head coach of Team India. The BCCI has appointed Dravid as the coach of India till the 2023 World Cup.
Shastri’s contract will end after T20 World Cup
Ravi Shastri will step down as the coach of Team India after the T20 World Cup. Shastri became the coach of Team India for the first time in 2017. After that, the team showed a great game in Australia and many big countries of the world, but during Shastri’s tenure, India could not win a single ICC trophy, due to which he and Kohli were constantly targeted. Shastri had decided that he would not allow his contract to be extended after the World Cup.
What will be the salary of Rahul Dravid?
Rahul Dravid will get a salary of Rs 10 crore if he becomes the coach of Team India. Rahul Dravid will take over this responsibility from India’s home series against New Zealand. Team India has to play 3 T20 and 2 Test series by New Zealand in November-December.