New Delhi. Rahul Dravid is known for his calm nature. He has played for Team India as a batsman, as a wicketkeeper and as a captain. He is currently the coach of the team. Both his sons are following in his footsteps and are cricketers. The younger son has achieved the command of the team like him while doing wonders. Anvay Dravid has been made the captain of the Karnataka team for the Under-14 Inter Zonal Tournament. The tournament matches are to be held in Kerala from January 23 to February 11. Two-day matches are to be played in the tournament. Dravid’s elder son Samit is also a cricketer and has also scored a double century at the under-14 level.
In Anvay, he has chosen the path of his father Rahul Dravid and former Indian captain MS Dhoni. Apart from being the captain of the team, he is also the wicketkeeper. Dravid has also played as a wicketkeeper for the Indian team for a long time. Whereas Dhoni started as a wicketkeeper. He has made many records as a captain. He has won the title of ODI and T20 World Cup as captain. Now Anvay would like to perform well on the field as a wicket-keeper captain.
Dravid will continue to train Team India
When Anvay Dravid will be playing as captain on the field, then his father Rahul Dravid will continue to train Team India. The Indian team is currently playing the ODI series from New Zealand. The second match will be played on 21st while the third and final ODI will be played on 24th January. After this, a 3-match T20 series will be played between the two teams. After this, the Indian team will gather for the Test series. The 4-match Test series between India and Australia is starting on 9 February.
Played 73 matches in ODIs
Rahul Dravid played 73 matches in ODIs as a wicketkeeper. During this, he scored 2300 runs at an average of 44. Scored 4 centuries and 14 half-centuries. 145 runs has been the best score. Talking about captaincy, Dravid led in 25 Tests. Won in 8 while lost in 6. If we look at the ODI record, Dravid captained in 79 matches. India won 42, while lost 33.
FIRST PUBLISHED : January 19, 2023, 17:43 IST