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Dravid named coach of India A and U-19 teams

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Within one week, two good news for Indian cricket. First BCCI announced Cricket Advisory Committee and appointed Sachin, Saurav and Laxman for this. Dravid was also approached for it, but he was not agree for it due to his family commitments. Rahul Dravid named coach of India A and U-19 teams. These two decisions will surely benefit for Indian cricket.

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) – president Jagmohan Dalmiya and secretary Anurag Thakur – had hinted that though Rahul Dravid wasn’t a part of the cricket advisory committee, the Board is keen to get his services in some way or the other.

On Saturday, the suspense over Dravid was finally over as Thakur, at a media conference, announced that Dravid will be the coach of the India A and the under-19 teams. There is a good news… Rahul Dravid has agreed to coach the India A and the under-19 teams,” Anurag Thakur said.

Rahul Dravid, a veteran of 164 Tests (13,288 runs) and 344 ODIs (10,889 runs), had been sounded out for the national coach’s job but he was reluctant to take up the assignment owing to his family commitments, sources said.

Dravid was, however, keen to take up the responsibility of shaping up the next generation of Indian cricket. He is likely to tour with India A team also.”The under-19 World Cup is scheduled next year and the A team would be touring various countries in the coming months,” Thakur said.

From Last two years, he is mentor of Rajsthaan Royal team in IPL. Under his guidance many young player improving their game.

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