Former Indian cricketer and National Cricket Academy (NCA) head Rahul Dravid to travel with the Indian team as the head coach against Sri Lanka. Rahul Dravid is also the coach of Indian juniors team and U-19 team. An BCCI official told ANI “The Team India coaching staff will be in the UK and it is best that the young team is guided by Dravid as he has already worked with almost all of the India ‘A’ boys. The comfort the youngsters share with him will be an added advantage.
The India-Sri Lanka series to kick start from July 13 and India to play three T20Is and three ODIs against the Lankans. BCCI to send a B-team for the Sri Lankan series as main team will be in England for test series against the English side in which head coach will be Ravi Shastri. Rahul Dravid have decent experience as head coach as under his tenure team India lifted the U-19 cricket world cup in 2018.