Bengaluru | The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI
) on Monday appointed Mr. Rahul Dravid as Head Cricket, National Cricket Academy (NCA) of Bengaluru.
Dravid will oversee all cricket-related activities at NCA and will be involved in mentoring, coaching, training and motivating players, coaches and support staff at the NCA.
The former captain will also work closely with the National Men’s and Women’s Head Coaches and Cricket Coaches for India Developmental teams – including India A, India Under 19, India Under 23 teams, in the identification of key training and development objectives.
He will also be responsible for monitoring progress against these objectives for the developmental teams and provide necessary inputs on the same to the Senior Men’s and Women’s Head Coaches.
Known as ‘The Wall’, Dravid has played 164 Test and 344 ODIs where he scored 13,288 and 10,889 runs. He was earlier the coach of the Indian A and Under 19 team. In 2018 he was inducted into the ICC Hall of fame.