In November, the Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) named Rahul Dravid as the new lead trainer of the Indian cricket crew. Saurav Ganguly substituted Ravi Shastri for the following two years. Dravid’s name was continually getting out and about since the time he went with the Indian group for the restricted overs series against Sri Lanka in July 2021.
In a meeting with Boria Majumdar, Saurav Ganguly leader of BCCI, said various things identified with Dravid’s arrangement and named one previous Indian cricketer who was extremely quick to turn into the following lead trainer of the Indian cricket crew.
Saurav Ganguly referenced that VVS Laxman was likewise keen on turning into the group’s lead trainer; nonetheless, things didn’t work out.
“He was excited about the public group work, however that couldn’t worked out. In any case, some place down the line, he will have that chance to mentor the public group,” Ganguly was cited by Hindustan Times.
Saurav Ganguly uncovers that it was so difficult to persuade Rahul Dravid to turn into the public mentor
Ganguly further uncovered that it was difficult to persuade Dravid to take this position. The purpose for Dravid’s refusal was that the group was consistently out and about for right around eight to nine months. Notwithstanding, he consented to turn into the group’s mentor for the following two years later Ganguly figured out how to persuade him.
“We had Rahul as a primary concern for an extensive stretch of time, both me and Jay, however he wasn’t concurring a direct result of the time away from home [and] in light of the fact that doing a public group’s occupation is [about being] out and about for around 8-9 months in a year and he has two little youngsters,” he said.
Under Saurav Ganguly’s training, India crushed New Zealand in the T20I series by an edge of 3-0. The Indian group then, at that point, proceeded to win the Test series by an edge of 1-0 against the debut World Test Champion.
Then again, Laxman took over as the top of the National Cricket Academy, and he supplanted Dravid, who was the top of the NCA and the mentor of the Under-19 group and the India A group for a time of four years. Laxman will be the top of the NCA for the following three years and has moved from Hyderabad to Bangalore.