Dravid to continue as India ‘A’, Under-19 coach
June 30, 2017
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced on Friday that Rahul Dravid will continue as coach for the India ‘A’ and Under-19 teams for the next two years.
The former India captain was first appointed as the coach for the two teams in 2015 and under his leadership the youngsters have achieved outstanding results, at home and away.
In his first assignment as coach, the India ‘A’ side won the triangular series in Australia which also had South Africa as the third team.
He repeated that success with the Under-19 team as well, guiding them to the final of the World Cup in 2016.
“Over the last two years, Rahul Dravid has been instrumental in getting young talent into the mix who have proved their worth on the big stage. We are glad to continue his services for the next two years and are sure that this is a bright sign for Indian cricket which will see many more young talents coming up in the future,” BCCI acting president CK Khanna said(Agencies)