Shikhar Dhawan, the brand new Indian skipper for the tour of Sri Lanka, opined on the teaching methods of Rahul Dravid and Ravi Shastri. At the same time as Rahul Dravid is with one nationwide staff for the upcoming ODI and T20I collection in Lanka, Ravi Shastri is at the moment gearing up with Virat Kohli-led India for the five-match Take a look at collection in opposition to England.
Talking on the variations, Shikhar Dhawan mentioned that whereas Rahul Dravid is calm and composed, Ravi Shastri is a bit on the aggressive facet. Whereas accepting that he has loved taking part in below each, he talked about that each have their very own set of expertise to encourage the gamers.
Shikhar Dhawan: Ravi Shastri’s Power Is Sturdy Whereas Rahul Dravid Is Very Calm And Composed
Ever because the BCCI appointed Rahul Dravid as the top coach for the Sri Lanka tour, speculations are rife that the previous Indian captain is ready to take over from Ravi Shastri as quickly as his tenure ends, after the T20 World Cup this yr within the UAE.
“They (Dravid and Shastri) each have their very own qualities they usually each are very constructive folks. I’ve frolicked with Ravi Bhai (Ravi Shastri) and their methods to encourage are totally different,” Dhawan was quoted as saying throughout a press convention on Saturday.
“Ravi Bhai’s power is a bit robust, whereas Rahul Bhai (Rahul Dravid) may be very calm, composed, and powerful as properly, so everybody has their very own manner and I get pleasure from taking part in below each of them,” he acknowledged.
Underneath Ravi Shastri, India had affordable success throughout codecs however hasn’t ended their 8-year-long ICC-title drought. Therefore, it’s believed that Rahul Dravid would be the supreme substitute, who guided India U-19 to the World Cup triumph in early 2018.
After his worldwide retirement, Rahul Dravid served as the top coach of the U-19 and India A facet from 2016-2019 earlier than taking on his present function as the top of the Nationwide Cricket Academy (NCA), Bengaluru.
Shikhar Dhawan Shares Good Relation With Rahul Dravid
Earlier, Shikhar Dhawan had mentioned that he shares a cordial relationship with Rahul Dravid. The southpaw went down reminiscence lane and recalled the time when he performed within the Ranji Trophy alongside ‘The Wall’ of Indian cricket.
“I’ve a very good relation with Rahul Bhai. After I began taking part in Ranji Trophy, I performed in opposition to him, and I’ve recognized him since then. After I went to play India A match, I used to be the Captain, and he was the coach, so there was interplay. When he turned the Director of NCA, we used to go there for round 20 days, so we had loads of interplay,” Dhawan had mentioned.
Rahul Dravid has garnered a great deal of laurels in his teaching stint with Staff India. In 2018, India, led by Prithvi Shaw, gained the Underneath-19 World Cup in New Zealand below Rahul Dravid’s tutelage. The upcoming ODI collection in opposition to Sri Lanka is ready to start out on Sunday, July 18 on the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. The three 50-over matches will likely be adopted by as many T20I video games on the identical venue.