Sunil Gavaskar’s big statement on Rahul Dravid becoming coach, also said this on Rohit Sharma’s captaincy


New Delhi: Veteran Indian batsman Rahul Dravid has recently been made the new coach of Team India. Ravi Shastri resigned from this post just after the end of the T20 World Cup. After which the BCCI took this decision. Everyone has high hopes from Dravid to help the Indian team win an ICC trophy after a long time.

Gavaskar’s big statement on Dravid

Legendary batsman Sunil Gavaskar believes that Rahul Dravid will fulfill his new responsibility as the head coach of the Indian team in the same safe and solid manner as he batted while playing for the country. Dravid, one of the greatest cricketers of all time to have played for India, was appointed the head coach of the Indian team earlier this month after Ravi Shastri’s tenure ended.

Dravid will benefit a lot

Gavaskar said in an event of Star Sports, ‘When he used to play, we used to think that as long as Rahul Dravid is at the crease, Indian batting is safe and strong. That’s why I believe that he will be able to handle the new responsibility of the head coach in the same way. Noting the similarities between Rohit Sharma and Dravid, who took over as the T20 captain in place of Virat Kohli, Gavaskar said they would work together with ease.

Rohit-Dravid pair will be a hit

Gavaskar said, ‘If you look at the nature of both of them, then they are similar. Rohit is also of a calm nature like Rahul Dravid. Gavaskar said, ‘So the mutual relationship between them will be very good as both of them know each other very well.’ Dravid and Rohit will start their new innings from the T20 series against New Zealand. Kohli has been rested in this series.


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