The success of Indian players as captains in tournaments like IPL will ultimately benefit the national team as leadership role helps accelerate the development of cricketers, says head coach Rahul Dravid Said on Tuesday. Hardik Pandya In his first season, he led the Gujarat Titans. KL Rahul, Shriyas AyreAnd Sanjo Samson He also did commendable work while leading his respective franchises in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Rahul led the Lucknow Super Giants to the playoffs in his first season and Samson impressed with his captaincy as he led the Rajasthan Royals to runner-up this season.
“It’s great that we have a lot of Indian captains doing well. Hardik was one of them. Great. KL in LSG and Sanju in RR and KK,” Dravid told a press conference. Shreyas did a good job at KR, “Dravid told a news conference.
“It’s really nice to see young batsmen leading the team. It helps people grow and develop as players, they have to lead the teams to make decisions. Helps to grow as a person and as a player.
“It is good from our point of view that young Indian players are leading well in the IPL,” he added.
India will take on South Africa in a five-match T20 series starting here on Thursday.
Many new faces have been named in the Indian squad and Pandya will also be included in the series. Dinesh KarthikWho return after spectacular IPL campaigns.
Pandya, who struggled with his back and was dropped from the team after a disappointing group round in the T20 World Cup last year, has returned to competitive cricket in the IPL.
He played a key role in the Titans’ success, playing his part with the bat and ball, which the Indian team lost so badly during last year’s World Cup.
“It’s really nice to be back. Hardik is a great cricketer with both bat and ball. He has been very successful in white ball cricket and he has done some really good form in this IPL as well,” said Dravid. It’s visible, “Drew said.
The former Indian cricketer was impressed with the captaincy of the Baroda player, adding that he was working for India to harness Pandya’s full potential.
“His leadership was very impressive in the IPL and he performed well. You don’t have to be nominated as a leader to be part of the leadership group.
“The positive thing from our point of view at the moment is that he has started bowling again. It’s really about making sure that we can get the most out of it in terms of partnership as a cricketer.”
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