Dravid’s hands-on method throughout his earlier stints because the Under-19 and India A coach, and head of cricket on the National Cricket Academy (NCA), is commonly credited for the healthful progress of Indian cricket. The 48-year-old’s eager eye is spot on as nicely.
“It was during India A tours under Dravid that Deepak (Chahar) was also made to bat, and he did not disappoint. Dravid knows his skill-set and has made use of it, like you all saw during the ODI against Sri Lanka at Colombo in July,” identified the seamer’s father Lokander Singh, stressing on his son’s expertise with the bat.
Dravid headed India’s teaching workers throughout the Lanka tour and within the second ODI he promoted Deepak, when chasing 276 the group was reeling at 193/7. The bowling all-rounder’s unbeaten 69 modified the complexion of the match and India took an unassailable lead within the collection.
The quick bowler’s father, who can be his coach, is hopeful that below Dravid, Deepak will be checked out as an all-rounder.
“Dravid ke aaney se farak padega (Dravid’s presence is likely to make a difference). Deepak might be groomed as an all-rounder,” Lokander added.
Deepak can be trying ahead to working with the ‘humble’ coach once more.
“I have played under him in 4-5 tours. We all know his work ethic is exemplary and the best part about him is he is approachable. It is so easy to communicate with him as he is always available to listen to the players,” the 29-year-old mentioned.
HOME ADVANTAGE FOR DEEPAK
Mohammed Siraj, Harshal Patel, Avesh Khan and Bhuvneshwar Kumar are different out there fast-bowling choices on board for the India-New Zealand T20I collection ranging from November 17 in Jaipur, however Deepak feels he has an edge over others.
It was on the SMS Stadium, his residence floor, the place he began his profession on a excessive with stupendous figures of 8-10 within the first innings of a Ranji Trophy match towards Hyderabad in 2010-11.
“Yes, I know the nature of the wicket more than anyone else. That’s the kind of advantage you have when you are playing in home conditions. Let’s see if I get a chance to roll my arm here or not on Wednesday,” mentioned the right-arm seamer, who’s at the moment in quarantine together with different India gamers in Jaipur.
With new power round, turnaround is on the playing cards. But what’s in retailer for everybody? Time will inform.