Rahul Dravid rested for New Zealand tour, VVS Laxman to coach India
National Cricket Academy head VVS Laxman shall be India’s appearing head coach for the upcoming tour of New Zealand because the Rahul Dravid-led teaching workers has been given a break put up the workforce’s exit from the T20 World Cup.
India is slated to play six white-ball video games in New Zealand, together with three T20Is and as many ODIs, beginning November 18 in Wellington.
While senior gamers like common skipper Rohit Sharma, star batter Virat Kohli, opener KL Rahul and spinner Ravichandran Ashwin have been rested for the tour, the whole teaching workers has additionally been given a break after the T20 World Cup.
“The NCA team headed by Laxman with Hrishikesh Kanitkar (batting) and Sairaj Bahutule (bowling) will join the New Zealand-bound squad,” a BCCI supply advised PTI.
This is not going to be the primary time Laxman shall be in command of the Indian workforce. The former cricketer beforehand coached India throughout the excursions of Zimbabwe and Ireland and the current ODI residence sequence in opposition to South Africa.
All-rounder Hardik Pandya will lead the facet within the T20 sequence whereas veteran opener Shikhar Dhawan will captain the ODI facet.
Rohit shall be again to lead the facet in Bangladesh. Kohli and Ashwin will even return to the squad for the Bangladesh tour the place India will play three ODIs and two Tests, starting December 4.
India have been unceremoniously knocked out of the T20 World Cup after England handed them a 10-wicket hammering within the semifinal in Adelaide on Thursday.
The members who aren’t a part of the New Zealand leg have already began dispersing. While Kohli left from Adelaide, Rahul and Rohit are additionally anticipated to fly out quickly.
Lots of squad members will even disperse from Sydney and Perth.
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