Indian cricket the wall Rahul Dravid is set to take on the role of head coach of the national cricket team after the T20 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates. Stalwart, 48, has been responsible for setting up India A and U19 for six years. indeed, several players like Rishabh Pant, Avesh Khan, Prithvi Shaw, Hanuma Vihari and Shubman Gill come from the U19s, trained by DravidDravid who currently runs the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru.
A BCCI official confirmed that Dravid had agreed to coach the Indian team until the 2023 World Cup. He also revealed that he was initially reluctant “but it is understood that President Sourav Ganguly and the secretary Jay Shah had a meeting with Rahul. Final IPL where they were able to convince him.
“Dravid’s loyal Lieutenant Paras Mhambrey will likely be the bowling coach while Vikram Rathour will be the batting coach. When Shastri was in charge of the team the commission was Rs 8.5 crore and now BCCI is offering Dravid a significant raise, which will be higher than his NCA salary and Shastri’s current salary It has been learned that Dravid has been given a two-year contract and a possible salary scale of Rs 10 crore.
Dravid will be the next head coach of the Indian men’s team once Ravi Shastri finishes at the end of the upcoming T20 World Cup. If things go well, he will lead the backstage staff for the home series against New Zealand from the end of November.