On Monday, BCCI had cleared the air about his fitness,saying, "Virat Kohli had a spasm on his upper back and he won't feature in the second Test against South Africa at The Wanderers. The BCCI medical team will be monitoring him during the course of this Test match."
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) posted a video of the cricketers, led by Test skipper Virat Kohli, trooping out, with new chief coach Dravid joining the fun and playing a game of foot volley.
Head coach Rahul Dravid believes that New Zealand can't be called underdogs all the time. "New Zealand are a very, very good side, make no mistake about it. You don't need me to say that. It's almost become fashionable to call them underdogs but that narrative has changed. They have beaten us in big games but therein lies an opportunity for us."
Ravi Shastri has been replaced by former India captain Rahul Dravid as India head coach while Rohit Sharma is India's new T20 captain.
Former India captain Rahul Dravid has been appointed as the head coach of the senior Indian men's cricket team, said the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday.
With Dravid, the current head of National Cricket Academy applying, the job for the Cricket Advisory Committee becomes easier as there aren't any big names in fray who can match the batting great's stature
Applications for several positions including the Head Coach of Indian Cricket Team were invited from eligible candidates by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday.
The basic idea behind having the Dravid-Mhambrey combination in the Indian team set-up is to ensure that in another two years when the transition of this team happens, the changing of the nucleus is smooth.
BCCI wanted Dravid, who is the coach of the Indian junior teams, to take up the job full time but Dravid has declined as he does not want to travel too much.
Dravid, 48, has come through apprenticeship with flying colours as a coach, a vocation he took up after his retirement, after having tried his hand at TV commentary.
New Delhi: Rahul Dravid turned 48 on Monday and social media was flooded with birthday wishes for the former India captain, both from fans and former cricketers. Dravid, widely regarded as a Test specialist, had a fantastic career in both ODIs and Tests as he finished his career with over 10,000 runs each in both […]
New Delhi: Mumbai Indians (MI) became the most successful Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise on Tuesday when they won their fifth title in the 13-year history of the T20 league, beating Delhi Capitals (DC) in Dubai. It was their first back-to-back title. Former India captain Rahul Dravid on Friday said, the secret of MI string […]
New Delhi: The BCCI is forming a COVID-19 task force and it will include, among others, former captain and National Cricket Academy chief Rahul Dravid, the apex body said in its SOP to state associations. Dravid being the head of NCA is likely to be the head of the said task force. Players will have […]
New Delhi: The International Cricket Council (ICC), on Saturday, shared an iconic Test record held by former India captain and ‘Wall’ of the team’s middle-order Rahul Dravid. He is regarded as one of the finest batsmen ever to grace the game and holds multiple record to his name. However, this particular stat illustrates why Dravid […]
New Delhi: The entire world may have come to a stand-still due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but Delhi Capitals batsman Ajinkya Rahane believes that the only way forward is to be pragmatic in our approach. Speaking on an Instagram live session with the franchise’s official handle on Wednesday, the stylish Indian batsman said he would […]
New Delhi: Former India captain Rahul Dravid on Saturday turned 47 and the cricket fraternity took to social media to extended wishes to one of the most decorated cricketers of all times. Dravid, popularly known as ‘The Wall’, is still regarded as one of the best No.3 batsmen that India ever produced in Test cricket. […]
Mumbai: Actress Deepika Padukone confesses being a huge fan of former Indian international cricketer Rahul Dravid. “My all-time favourite cricketer is Rahul Dravid. A lot of my idols are not what they have done in the sport and the game, but how they have conducted themselves outside. For me, he is somebody I have admired […]
Virat Kohli is currently at the peak of his career. The Indian captain recently celebrated his 31st birthday with wife Anushka Sharma in Bhutan and even shared beautiful pictures of their outing. It is a fact that Kohli is one of the greatest Indian batsmen and the best batsman in the world today who is […]
Visakhapatnam: India captain Virat Kohli has a chance of joining batting legends Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag and Rahul Dravid when India begin their three-Test series against South Africa on Wednesday here with the first rubber. Till date, only Tendulkar, Dravid and Sehwag have scored 1000 or more runs against South Africa in Tests, and Kohli […]
New Delhi: The much debated ‘Conflict of Interest’ of National Cricket Academy (NCA) head Rahul Dravid and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) employee Mayank Parikh will be taken up by Ethics Officer D.K. Jain on Thursday as the duo depose before him. Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association life member Sanjeev Gupta had […]
New Delhi: Former Indian skipper Rahul Dravid, who has been appointed as the head of cricket at the National Cricket Academy (NCA), will no longer serve as the head coach of India A and U19 teams. According to an ICC report, Sitanshu Kotak and Paras Mhambrey have been named head coaches of the India A […]
New Delhi: The BCCI has briefed its players on the importance of wearing anti-concussion helmet but left the decision to use neck guard on the cricketers despite growing calls to make it mandatory. Compulsory neck guards on helmets for Australian cricketers are “not far away”, the national team’s sports medicine chief said on Monday after […]
New Delhi: Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA) life member Sanjeev Gupta writing to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Ethics Officer D.K. Jain on former cricketers being conflicted as per the new constitution had almost become a trend. After picking on Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and V.V.S. Laxman, the latest name Gupta […]
New Delhi: Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday lashed out at the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) after they sent a ‘conflict of interest’ notice to Rahul Dravid. Dravid, who is currently the head of National Cricket Academy’s (NCA) operations in Bangalore, has got a notice from BCCI’s Ombudsman-cum-Ethics Officer Justice […]
New Delhi: Former captain and junior India coach Rahul Dravid was on Monday named the head of the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said in a statement. “Dravid will oversee all cricket related activities at NCA and will be involved in mentoring, coaching, training and […]
New Delhi: Former India captain and junior team coach Rahul Dravid will move to a bigger cricketing role on Monday when he takes charge of the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore on a two-year contract. As NCA’s Head of Cricket, Dravid will groom the next generation of cricketers and chart out a roadmap for junior […]
Hyderabad: Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has become only the fourth Indian batsman to complete 13,000 runs in List A cricket. Dhoni has amassed 13,054 runs in 412 List A matches at an average of 50.79. The veteran wicketkeeper-batsman has joined an elite club, comprising Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid. Dhoni achieved […]
Dubai: Former India captain Rahul Dravid was formally inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame on Thursday. To mark the occasion, Dravid received his commemorative cap from fellow ICC Cricket Hall of Famer Sunil Gavaskar before the start of the fifth and final ODI between India and the West Indies in Thiruvananthapuram, according to […]
Bhubaneswar/ New Delhi: India Under-19 coach Rahul Dravid seems to be really disappointed with the inequality in cash prizes announced by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for him, other support staff and the players of the World Cup champions. The BCCI had announced cash awards of Rs 50 lakh for coach […]
Bengaluru: With exactly a week before their Indian Super League (ISL) opener, Bengaluru FC announced legendary cricketer and former India captain Rahul Dravid as their ambassador for the upcoming football season. Speaking on the association, Dravid said he was thrilled at now being a part of the Blues, whose fortunes he has been following for a […]
Vijayawada: Heaping praise on India’s new sensation Hardik Pandya, India A coach Rahul Dravid said the Baroda all-rounder knows how to play in all kinds of situations. “A good example about Hardik from my perspective is, he’s willing to play situations and not just the natural game we often speak about. “Credit goes completely to […]
Batting legend Rahul Dravid was today named the coach of the India 'A' and Under-19 teams by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)