Rahul Dravid is one of India’s greatest batsmen. He did a fantastic job for the country as a player and captain, he is doing the same as a coach. Australia showed evidence of how strong India’s bench strength is when many of the country’s main players were out due to injury, but still, the team won the series with the help of players on the bench. It’s credited goes to Dravid. He made many players while he was the coach of Under-19 and India-A. Many young players in the country have also admitted that Dravid has an impact on their game. Now captain Priyam Garg, who led India to the final of the Under-19 World Cup, has also admitted that he has benefited greatly from Dravid’s suggestions and Dravid told him where, when, and how to play.
India, captained by Priyam Garg, entered the Final of the World Cup in 2020 but was defeated. Rahul Dravid was the coach of the team at that time. Earlier, in 2018, India won the Under-19 World Cup under the captaincy of Prithvi Shaw and even then Dravid was the coach of the team. Earlier in 2016, India played the final of the Under-19 World under the captaincy of Ishan Kishan and even then Dravid was the coach of the team. India got many important and big players from these three teams, be it Kuldeep Yadav, Rishabh Pant, Shubman Gill, Shaw.
Rahul Dravid: Told what is right
Priyam told that the former captain had shared his experience with him when he was with Dravid. Priyam said, “When I went to England and South Africa with him, he shared his experience with me, which helped me. He told me how the conditions can be dealt with, what wicket can be batted, how bowlers can be dealt with, how challenges can be faced. It helped me to bat on those wickets.”
Get chance in IPL
After the excellent captaincy and batting in the Under-19 World Cup, Priyam was added by Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL-2020. He played 14 matches for the team last season. However, he could not do much more and scored 133 runs at an average of 14.77. During this time, he scored only a half-century. Till the postponement of IPL-2021, the team did not give Priyam a chance in a single match.