IND vs NZ: Rahul Dravid, head coach of the Indian team©Twitter
The newly appointed head coach of the Indian team Rahul Dravid said that in the long run, the 3-0 victory over New Zealand is a good sign for the team, but at the same time, he is very realistic and will not Because Black Caps played a series three days after the T20 World Cup final. As part of workload management, some key players from both teams are resting in the series. “This is a very good series victory. Throughout the series, everyone played well. It felt good and started well. We are also very realistic.
“We must keep our feet on the ground and be realistic about this victory,” Dravid said in a post-match speech here.
This series is also Dravid’s first mission as head coach. Less than 24 hours after losing to Australia in the Dubai World Cup final, the New Zealander arrived in Jaipur to participate in the series opener.
“It’s not easy for New Zealand to play a World Cup final. Three days later, it’s not easy for them to play three games in six days. From our point of view, it’s good, but we have to Learn from this series and move on.
“In the next two years, this is a long journey, and we will experience ups and downs.”
India also let some of their key players rest, including Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah and Ravindra Jadeja. New Zealand let their captain Kane Williamson rest.
India also made its debut in the series for IPL performers Venkatesh Ayer (Kolkata Cavaliers) and Hashar Patel (Royal Challenger Bangalore).
“It’s great to see some young people come through. We have given opportunities to boys who haven’t played a lot of cricket in the past few months.
“We have seen some skills that are available to us, and we must continue to enhance these skills as we move forward. From now to the next World Cup, how many experienced players we will participate in cricket matches, it will be a Long season. Will play,” Dravid signed.
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