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Rahul Dravid formally applies for India head coach’s post

Celebrated former captain Rahul Dravid is all however sure to to be the Indian cricket staff’s subsequent head coach after he formally utilized for the high-profile place on Tuesday.

With Dravid, the present head of Nationwide Cricket Academy making use of, the job for the Cricket Advisory Committee turns into simpler as there aren’t any large names in fray who can match the batting nice’s stature.

Additionally, it’s reliably learnt that he’s the primary and solely selection of BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah.

“Sure, Rahul has formally utilized in the present day because it’s the final day of the deadline. His staff on the NCA, bowling coach Paras (Mhambrey) and fielding coach Abhay (Sharma) have already utilized. His utility was only a formality,” a senior BCCI official informed PTI on Tuesday.

Dravid had not too long ago met the BCCI brass in Dubai on the sidelines of the IPL last between Kolkata Knight Riders and Chennai Tremendous Kings the place Ganguly and Shah spoke to him about taking on the place as soon as Ravi Shastri steps down on the finish of India’s marketing campaign within the ICC T20 World Cup.

Underneath Dravid, a brand new period in Indian cricket will begin with the house sequence in opposition to New Zealand the place he’ll take cost with a brand new T20 captain, which in all probability, will likely be Rohit Sharma.

Laxman in fray for NCA, Kumble may very well be sounded out

Former India batting nice VVS Laxman might once more be again within the fray to go the Nationwide Cricket Academy in case the submit falls vacant within the coming days.

It’s learnt from sources that Laxman may not proceed because the mentor of IPL facet Sunrisers Hyderbad and in case, he’s chosen, he would even have to depart his media commitments together with commentary and writing columns.

The nationwide coach and the NCA head are anticipated to work in shut coordination conserving the pursuits of Indian cricket in thoughts.

It’s understood that Dravid and Laxman, who’ve had a detailed bond for the reason that time they performed for South Zone and subsequently for India for near a decade and half, could be the proper selection.

The opposite side that must be chalked out is the truth that Laxman is a resident of Hyderabad, the place he has a younger household with youngsters simply of their teenagers and in addition outdated mother and father.

Laxman, it’s learnt, was reluctant to take up NCA Director of Cricket supply however BCCI would as soon as once more be approaching him.

In case he once more turns dow the supply, they must search for different choices. Anil Kumble is one other large title but it surely stays to be seen whether or not the BCCI would strategy the previous India captain.

The NCA position labored effectively for Dravid as he’s a Bengaluru resident.

In case of Laxman, if he has to remain in Bengaluru for at least 200 days a 12 months, it’s like briefly shifting base and his remuneration additionally must be chalked out.

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