Former Indian cricket team captain Rahul Dravid will now be heading the prestigious and important National Cricket Academy (NCA). The cricketer turned administrator has been serving as the coach of the under-19 cricket team that won the World Cup.
Rahul Dravid To Play Key Role in Shaping the Future Of Indian Cricket
By serving at the helm of the NCA, the batting legend will be playing a key role in shaping up the future of young cricketers in the country. Apart from leading the NCA, Dravid also has the responsibility of developing international standard coaching facilities at the center.
Apart from giving their 100% in the field, Dravid also suggests providing Life Coaching and Training to the aspirants. He believes that it will help the upcoming cricketers find other alternative options for a career.
Even though it is yet to be official the news about Rahul Dravid taking over the main responsibility of NCA is already making rounds.
‘The Wall’ Has Been Phenomenal Handling Junior Cricket
Rahul Dravid has handled the junior cricket team for a long time pretty well. Rather many believe that the results he has got from the team as a coach are simply phenomenal. So, it is quite natural for Dravid to get involved deeply in the other affairs of NCA in the years to come. A report says, “Dravid is determined to bring about a complete turnaround at the academy.”
It certainly makes Rahul Dravid an ideal choice for providing training to young talents in the country. His previous experience as the coach of the junior team will also help him to bring out the best from a lot of talented cricketers.
Under the leadership of Dravid, the NCA is expected to undergo a complete revamp and its operations will be conducted under a new structure. With the coming of Dravid on the board of NCA, the good thing will be that the academy will be open for accommodating more cricketers.
Moreover, young cricketers will benefit by learning from the best in cricket. Incidentally, the direct reporting authority for Rahul Dravid will be Saba Karim who is currently the General Manager (Operation) of the Board.