Rahul Dravid, the Indian former cricketer, and captain who is widely admired as a great batsman is recently appointed as the mentor for Delhi Daredevil team. Rahul is expected to revive their fortunes with their performance in the last seasons of IPL.
Rahul Dravid has got unparallel success as a coach for the Under-19 and India-A team. India-A team has strengthened with victories against Australia, South Africa, and Bangladesh in last few years whereas the Under-19 team was stepped back with one from lifting the World Cup title last month.
Rahul Relies On the Capability of Pawan Negi, the Costliest Player of IPL
In regards to Pawan Negi the costliest Indian player at the IPL auction with 8.5Crores, Rahul though not being a part of IPL auctions said he was aware of the capability of the all-rounder player.
The amount paid to the player during the auction is unmatched with the capability of any player. The auctioned price doesn’t focus on the potential of any player. He admitted that the money commands in the auction are not enough to judge the player. The price paid is not the actual value of quality of the player.
Pawan Negi In His Brightest Form With His Excellent Performances
Pawan Negi is a bright young player from Delhi aged 23 years. He is a slow left-arm bowler of high quality and apart from this he could be an unmatched explosive lower-order batsman as he had shown his glance being in the Chennai Super Kings team.
In the year 2016 T20 world cup, Negi had earned his maiden call-up. He continued his surprises this year with the pleasant performances in Vijay Hazare Trophy and Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy which were of 50-overs.
Rahul’s Expectations and Overview with Recent Cricket Trends
- Rahul further expressed that the selectors seeing the splendid and unmatched performances of Negi must have selected him in the Indian Team.
- Rahul shared his expectations with Negi; he wished to see some of those excellent performances being in the Delhi Team. He insists that Negi need not justify his price but learn and enjoy cricket.
- Rahul highlighted the importance of the young players in all of the three formats rather concentrates on just one type.
- He expressed with grief that the T20 specialists are less focused, and players like Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, and Shikhar Dhawan are even forgotten though they have achieved success in tests.
- Rahul advised the young players to play in all the three formats rather than playing in just one format and sell them in short formats.
Being the Coach of Delhi Daredevil, Rahul expects to view good performance in the game with the balanced composition.