After India’s historic Test victory in Australia, the process of congratulating Rahul Dravid started on social media. The way the Dravid prepared the young players was appreciated by the whole world. Even he was demanded to be the head coach of Team India (Rahul Dravid Head Coach). In Brisbane, India defeated Australia by three wickets to take the four-match series 2–1. Not only India but cricket experts from around the world credited the former Indian captain for the brilliant game of Team India’s Young Brigade.
Five days after the India Victory at Brisbane, Dravid refined and groomed players like Rishabh Pant, Shubman Gill, Shardul Thakur, Navdeep Saini, Washington Sundar, Prithvi Shaw and Mohammad Siraj from the days of India A and U-19. Reaction is given on being given credit for doing.
Dravid has graciously refused to take credit for this spectacular performance of young and less experienced Indian players in Australia.
Dravid said in a special conversation with the English newspaper Indian Express, “Ha ha, I am being credited unnecessarily, boys get full credit.”
Dravid was the head coach of India A and Under-19 team for a long time. In his patronage, players like Pant, Agarwal, Sundar, Siraj, Gill, Saw and Thakur flourished. Their lessons and understanding helped these players improve their performance. All these cricketers have mentioned this at some point or the other.
India defeated Australia in the series on the basis of its bench strength in Australia. Many of the important players of the team were injured, but despite this, the game of young players was very praiseworthy. There were no players like Mohammed Shami, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Jaspreet Bumrah in the Brisbane Test. Virat Kohli had already returned after the Test match.
A total of five players made their Test debut in this series for India. A total of 20 players took to the field in four matches. Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane were the only two players who played all four matches.