Bengaluru FC announced former India captain Rahul Dravid as their ambassador for the upcoming ISL season.
Rahul Dravid congratulated Nepal after they beat defending champions India in U-19 Asia Cup by 19 runs.
India U-19 coach Rahul Dravid and team management’s reservations about Yo-Yo Test forced BCCI to not make it mandatory for juniors.
Rahul Dravid said that he cringes on reading skipper Virat Kohli’s statements before a series but it is acceptable if he performs.
Rahul Dravid said that while he did not have specific knowledge regarding the issue, the way the entire incident was carried out in the media was rather unfortunate.
Rahul Dravid, the coach of India U-19 and ‘A’ cricket team, also said that his focus is also on coaching young cricketers to be a better person.
While many thought T20 was young man’s game, Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid proved that temperament and class are important for success in any format.
Hardik Pandya has attracted many fans with his power hitting abilities, as he showed during the ongoing five-match series against Australia.
The BCCI players handbook was released by Committee of Administrators (CoA) and is titled ‘100 things every professional cricketer must know’.
Vinod Rai clarified that the Committee of Administrators is trying their best to sort out Zaheer Khan’s contract issues as he is currently associated with the Delhi Daredevils. BCCI CEO Rahul Johri said that Zaheer might travel with the Indian team for South Africa tour.
Reacting to all the hustle and confusion that has taken place in selecting the support staff and coach, former member of CoA, Ramchandra Guha criticised the kind of treatment that has been given to former Indian bowler Zaheer Khan, former skipper Rahul Dravid and former coach Anil Kumble.
The four-member committee would comprise Diana Edulji, member of Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (COA), BCCI’s acting president CK Khanna, the acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary, and the BCCI CEO Rahul Johri.
“Zaheer was contacted for 150 days per year,” Ganguly told reporters. A COA member stressed that the CAC is recommendatory and the final decision related to the appointment of coaches and consultants lies with the Supreme Court-appointed committee.
One of the BCCI officials while talking to The Times of India cleared that Rahul Dravid won’t be travelling with Indian team to Sri Lanka as he would be with India ‘A’ side during that time in South Africa. India are now scheduled to travel to Sri Lanka for three Tests, five ODIs and a T20I.
Rahul Dravid was known as one of the most disciplined cricketers with a sound technique. Hence, when India visit countries like South Africa, Australia and England, the likes of Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma will benefit in leaps and bounds from his presence.