Continue to dominate and play good cricket under Rahul Dravid: Gautam Gambhir. Gautam Gambhir will continue to dominate and play superb cricket under Rahul Dravid.
Rahul Dravid’s contract as India’s head coach expires after the final of the ODI World Cup in 2023. According to reports, the post was offered to Ashish Nehra, but the great former bowler rejected. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) declared on Wednesday, November 29. Dravid and his support team will remain as India’s head coach till at least the T20 World Cup 2024 in the West Indies and the United States.
“The Board of Control for Cricket in India announces the extension of contracts for Team India head coach Rahul Dravid and Team India support staff (senior men). ” “The Board recognizes Dravid’s instrumental role in shaping the Indian team and commends his exceptional professionalism. ” India’s cricket governing body stated in a statement.
Former India teammate Gautam Gambhir was pleased with the development. Stating that replacing the coach and support staff with the T20 World Cup approaching would not have been ideal.
“It’s a good thing because the T20 World Cup is coming up and you don’t want to change the entire support staff. It’s a good thing that Rahul has accepted it.” “We hope to continue dominating and playing good cricket. ” Gambhir quote as saying by News18 CricketNext.
I thank the BCCI and the office bearers for placing their trust in me: Rahul Dravid
The 50-year-old said he is happy of the culture that has develop in the Indian dressing room during his term as coach and thank the BCCI for believing in and supporting him.
“I am genuinely proud of the culture we have established in the locker room. ” “I thank the BCCI and the office bearers for believing in me. Supporting my vision, and assisting me during this period. ” Dravid said following the contract renewal.