After the T20 World Cup 2022 semi-final loss, questions are looming over Rahul Dravid, with Harbhajan Singh even talking about coaching Ashish Nehra in T20.
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Former captain of Team India and one of the legendary batsmen Rahul Dravid When he became the head coach of the Indian team, everyone expected the men in blue to perform well now. Dravid took over as the head coach of the team after being knocked out in the first round of the 2021 T20 World Cup. After that, Team India performed well in the bilateral series, but the team again performed poorly in the tournament. India lost the Asia Cup under the leadership of Dravid and now the same is the case in the T20 World Cup. After these two losses, an atmosphere started to build against Dravid. Former cricketer Harbhajan Singh has even talked about associating Ashish Nehra with the Indian coaching setup.
Harbhajan Singh believes that someone like Ashish Nehra should be part of India’s T20 coaching system. Harbhajan believes Nehra understands the T20 format better than current head coach Rahul Dravid. We tell you that Nehra retired from the game in 2017 and earlier this year he led Gujarat Titans as the head coach.
So he can not be alone with Dravida?
In an interview to Bhasha, Harbhajan said, ‘In the T20 format you should have someone like Ashish Nehra, who recently retired from the game. Nehra understands the T20 format well. I have played with Rahul Dravid for a long time and I have full respect for him and I am not questioning his understanding of the game but this format is a bit different and complicated.
Why is Nehra good?
Harbhajan said, ‘A player who has recently played in this format is good for coaching in T20. I am not saying you should remove Rahul from T20. Both Ashish and Rahul can work together to build the squad for the 2024 World Cup. Please say that this statement by Harbhajan Singh is like a question about Rahul Dravid somewhere. Apart from this, other cricket experts have also started speaking in support of different head coaches’ strategies in different formats in England. Now it remains to be seen what the Board of Control for Cricket in India decides.