IND vs SL: Fans demand Rahul Dravid XI vs Ravi Shastri XI match: After Shikhar Dhawan led Indian Team dashed Sri Lanka in the first ODI in Colombo, Indian fans on Twitter erupted with an elusive demand. Fans flooded the microblogging site demanding a clash between Rahul Dravid mentored Indian team (currently playing against Sri Lanka) against Ravi Shastri coached Indian team (currently in England). The fans were fumed with this unique idea after Prithvi Shaw (43), Dhawan (86), debutants Ishan Kishan (59) and Suryakumar Yadav (31) put up a heroic performance to lead India to a comprehensive victory and take lead 1-0 in the 3-match ODI series against the island country.
After the new faces under Rahul Dravid’s mentorship glittered in the neighbouring country, comparisons started drawing between the former and Ravi Shastri. In the haste of winning excitement, the cricket fanatics began demanding the senior Indian Team (led by Virat Kohli) to supposedly clash with the new Indian Team (led by Shikhar Dhawan).
Rahul Dravid XI vs Ravi Shastri XI: Here are a few Twitter reactions that followed.
I want to see “Dravid XI vs Shastri XI”. Let’s play
— Nikhil Anand (@Nikhilanand01) July 18, 2021
Dear @BCCI we want a match between dravid 11 vs shastri 11 😅
— Shubham soni (@Shubhsoni001) July 19, 2021
We want DRAVID XI VS SHASTRI XI #BCCI
— amitesh kumhare (@AmiteshKumhare) July 18, 2021
— abhinav singh (@abhinav4955) July 18, 2021
Bro @bcci get rid of this Sri Lanka tour, we want a match “Dravid XI vs Shastri XI” now.
— Neeche Se Topper (@NeecheSeTopper) July 18, 2021
Just want to see
Dravid’s XI vs Shastri’s XI.
— Abhishek Khinchi (@Abhi_k_tweets) July 18, 2021
Rahul Dravid XI vs Ravi Shastri XI: Fans went an extra mile mockingly depicting how Indian players have become composed under the mentorship of Rahul Dravid. Some even used memes to depict the same.
Indian Players under Ravi Shastri : pic.twitter.com/uiyCAtwTm6
— Adish 🏏 (@36__NotAllOut) July 18, 2021
— A K i B (@akibaliii) July 18, 2021
— Sunil The Cricketer (@1sInto2s) July 18, 2021
IND vs SL: Rahul Dravid, who had his debut match as a coach in the International arena, opened his campaign with a win. After Team India won the first match under Dravid’s mentorship, Dravid achieved a unique yet noteworthy feat for his cricketing career.
- 1st ODI as Player – Won
- 1st ODI as Captain – Won
- 1st ODI as Coach – Won
IND vs SL: Dravid was appointed as the Head Coach of the Indian limited overs’ team touring Sri Lanka as Ravi Shastri coached core Indian team is fulfilling cricketing commitments in England. The legendary player has had a pool of coaching experience under his belt- coached the India A and India Under-19 teams. Dravid is also the head of the NCA in Bengaluru.
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