The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has appointed former India captain and the brain behind India’s junior cricket Rahul Dravid as Head Cricket, National Cricket Academy (NCA), 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, BCCI has confirmed in a Press release.
The Wall 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.
BCCI has wished Dravid the very best for his new role with the National Cricket Academy.
The BCCI, however, has not specified the tenure of appointment for Dravid, who will also be responsible for monitoring progress of the developmental teams and provide necessary inputs on the same to the senior men’s and women’s head coaches.