Ravi Shastri Says Rahul Dravid Is Better Person To Take Over After Me


Former Team India coach Ravi Shastri enjoyed a successful stint with the team, as during his tenure, India went on to win two Test series in Australia and lead 2-1 in the series in England as well. However, the team failed to win the title in an ICC tournament. In such a situation, on the second day of the Edgbaston Test match, Ravi Shastri spoke in detail about his tenure and how Rahul Dravid is the right person to coach the senior team.

Ravi Shastri on Sky Sports said, “I think it was a very rewarding job, it was a thankless job, because you are judged by 1.4 billion people every day of your life. There is no hiding, hiding behind that. nothing for me “I’m proud that I had a team that reacted the way they wanted. When I took over, they weren’t playing the best cricket as the rankings can see, but in the end, they played the game. He was on top in all formats.

He added, “The team didn’t win the World Cup during my tenure, but otherwise there were amazing performances in red-ball cricket and white-ball cricket in different countries around the world. Nothing is better than winning two series in a row in Australia. Leading 2-1 in the series in England last year. The team was proud to play red ball cricket, for that Virat should be praised. He led from the front, he wanted to play in the same style, replied the fast bowlers Diya. You could see players like Jadeja, Rishabh Pant developing in that era.”

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Talking about Rahul Dravid, Shastri said, “There is no better person after me than Rahul, I accidentally got the job I told Rahul. I was in the commentary box, I was asked to go there and I did my job, but Rahul is someone who has come through the system, he has worked hard. He has been the coach of the U-19 team and has handled this Indian team and I think he enjoys it. Will take.” Shastri was the director of the Indian cricket team for a period of eight months from India’s tour of England to the 2015 World Cup in 2014 and was then appointed the head coach of the Indian cricket team in 2017.

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