Know about Rahul Dravid headed Team India coaching staff for Sri Lanka tour Sri Lanka tour will see a change, know who will be seen in the Indian coaching staff including Dravid
Shikhar Dhawan and Rahul Dravid  |  Photo Credits: AP, File Image
- India to play limited overs series in Sri Lanka
- First ODI series and then T20 series will be played
- Rahul Dravid to take over as head coach on tour
After a long break of more than 100 days, Team India is ready to face the limited overs matches. The team will take the field to play ODI and T20 series on the tour of Sri Lanka next month. Many formidable players like Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah are not a part of this tour as India’s second team tours England for the next few months. In such a situation, the command of the Indian team in Sri Lanka will be in the hands of Shikhar Dhawan. He will captain Team India for the first time.
The view of the coaching staff will be changed
While there will be a new captain of Team India on the Sri Lanka tour, the views of the Indian coaching staff will also be changed. In fact, head coach Ravi Shastri and his coaching staff are present in England for the Kohli-led team and former India batsman Rahul Dravid has been given the responsibility of head coach for the Sri Lanka tour. He will be accompanied by a separate coaching staff in Sri Lanka.
Let us tell you that Rahul Dravid will be coaching the national team for the second time in his career. He also coached Team India on the tour of England in the year 2014. After this Dravid decided to work at the grassroots level. He coached the India Under-19 team and India A teams from 2015 to 2019. He is currently the head of the National Cricket Academy.
Who will be seen in the coaching staff
Apart from Rahul Dravid, Paras Mhambrey is also in the coaching staff. He will be seen carrying out the responsibility as a bowling coach. Mhambrey, who was part of the coaching staff of Mumbai Indians, has worked with Dravid in the past as well. He was the head coach of the India Under-19 team in the 2020 World Cup. According to Cricbuzz, some other members of Dravid’s coaching staff include T Dileep, Ashish Kaushik, Niranjan Pandit, Anand Date, L Harsha, Ashok Sadh and Saurav Ambedkar. is.
Significantly, India’s tour of Sri Lanka will begin with ODIs from July 13. The first match of the three-match ODI series will be played on July 13, second on July 16 and then on July 18. At the same time, after the ODI matches, both the teams will play a three-match T20 series. The first T20 match will be held on July 21, the second on July 23 and the third on July 25. All matches will be played in Colombo.
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