The credit has been given to this former Indian captain Rahul Dravid ever since India won the Test series on the strength of the young players in Australia. India, despite the absence of their star players, beat Australia 2–1 in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. Everyone from fans to veterans gave credit to Rahul Dravid for preparing a strong army of young players for Team India. Although Rahul Dravid disagrees.
Rahul Dravid refused to take credit
Rishabh Pant, Shubman Gill, Shardul Thakur, Navdeep Saini, Washington Sundar, and Mohammad Siraj played a key role in Team India’s victory in Australia, under the coaching of Rahul Dravid during the days of India A and Under-19. That is why Rahul Dravid was being given the real credit for this victory. Rahul Dravid, while giving a statement on this, refused to take credit with great decency. Rahul Dravid said in a conversation with Indian Express, ‘Ha ha ha … credit to Bevajah. Boys deserve praise. Rahul Dravid may refuse to take credit but players like Rishabh Pant, Hanuma Vihari, Shubman Gill have said that Rahul Dravid has a big hand in their success.
Dravid keeps on giving constant advice and tips to the players
Former selector Jatin Paranjpe also Indian Express Talked to that Rahul Dravid goes to the credit of the success of young players at the international level. He said, ‘Dravid gave some important tips to the young players which increased the level of the players. A player like Rahul Dravid made his base strong and after that he went to a player like Ravi Shastri, it benefited all the young players. Paranjpe said, “Before these tours, the support staff of the Indian team, India A and Under 19 team, Rahul Dravid discuss with the selectors which players they have to focus on. The performance of Ranji Trophy in India A team is preferred. That is why players like Mayank Agarwal and Hanuma Vihari got a chance.