Former India captain Rahul Dravid has been put in assign of a National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru, an all-encompassing purpose that will make him a indicate male to husband a subsequent era of cricketers. His new nomination is expected to be ‘head of cricket’ and responsibilities will embody monitoring a swell of a India ‘A’ and a under-19 teams, charting out a growth programme for youth squads and a women’s team, appointment of coaches for a NCA and zonal cricket academies and overseeing a damage government of engaged players.
In further to this, a coaches of a India under-19 and India ‘A’ teams will news to a former India No.3. Dravid coached both a teams given 2015, though with him set to take adult a new purpose during a NCA, a assign of coaching a youth teams have been reserved to former India pacer Paras Mhambrey and former wicket-keeper Abhay Sharma for now.
Mhambrey will transport with a under-19 group to England and Sharma will be in-charge of India ‘A’, that will debate a West Indies. Dravid will transport to both England and West Indies in Jul for a singular series of days while a teams are on tour. The Committee of Administrators is set make a grave proclamation on Dravid’s appointment after their subsequent meeting.
Dravid will also have a pivotal purpose when it comes to reconstruction and damage government of engaged players, who transport to a NCA for recovery. Dravid will not usually guard their swell though will also give feedback to a Indian group government about a aptness of a actor who is creation a quip after an injury. “He (Dravid) will demeanour after a growth programme for a India ‘A’, under-19 teams and a women’s team. The NCA is a high-performance centre and with Dravid in charge, players even coaches will benefit. He will designate coaches during a NCA and ZCA. He will control interviews and devise a approach brazen for juniors. He will transport as conduct of cricket when a India A and under-19 teams are touring,” pronounced a BCCI source.
Dravid in his purpose as India ‘A’ and under-19 manager has neat players including India under-19 captain Prithvi Shaw, opener Mayank Agarwal and middle-order batsman Hanuma Vihari and they have seamlessly transitioned into Test cricket. All-rounder Vijay Shankar, who is partial of a World Cup patrol and 19-year-old batsman Shubman Gill, one of a many earnest batsmen, have also been coached by a former Indian captain. Dravid was a manager of a India Under-19 patrol that kick Australia for a pretension final year in New Zealand.