India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd T20- PC: Rahul Dravid defends India, says, ‘The great positive for me is the way guys have fought’

India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd T20: India coach Rahul Dravid defends India, says, ‘The great positive for me is the way guys have fought’
India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd T20: India coach Rahul Dravid defends India, says, ‘The great positive for me is the way guys have fought’ [Pic credits: Zee News]

India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd T20: Rahul Dravid defends India, says, ‘The great positive for me is the way guys have fought’- India’s head coach for Sri Lanka Tour, Rahul Dravid, defended young team India performance after rare series loss to Sri Lanka as 8 members missed last two games due to COVID-19 scare. He said that the youngsters will learn from experience but it’s important to find ways to score 130-140 on slow pitches. Former India batsman was completely satisfied with the performance.

“It was quite challenging after the first game but I think there are always good opportunities and learning from games like these to the youngsters. It gives them exposure to international cricket. It seems like a 130-140 game, so it is important to find a way it’s quite important. So how do we do that, learning how to do that. The great positive for me is the way guys have fought,” Rahul Dravid told reporters.

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India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd T20: Rahul Dravid defends India, says, ‘The great positive for me is the way guys have fought’

He further added that the COVID-19 cases coupled with quarantine posed a lot of challenges during the series which saw the series getting postponed. He credited the boys for their spirit, enthusiasm, and hard work.

“I must admit it’s not been easy. We have played only 6 matches in 45 days for a variety of reasons. It’s not easy, the boys have been in quarantines, bubbles. We’ve only seen the hotels, the grounds. It’s certainly challenging and credit to the boys the way they maintained their spirit, enthusiasm and worked really hard. I can’t fault them for their energy and effort. It was not an easy situation to be in,” he added.

India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd T20: Rahul Dravid defends India, says, ‘The great positive for me is the way guys have fought’

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