IND vs NZ: Staff India head coach Rahul Dravid© Twitter
Newly-appointed India chief coach Rahul Dravid says the 3-0 consequence over New Zealand augurs effectively for the crew within the long-run however on the identical time, he’s practical sufficient to not learn an excessive amount of into the general consequence with Black Caps having to play the collection three days after the T20 World Cup closing. A few of the key gamers from each groups had been rested for the collection as a part of workload administration. “It was a really good series win. Everyone played really well right through the series. It feels good, nice to start well. We are also quite realistic.
“We have now to maintain our ft on the bottom and be a bit practical about this win,” Dravid said at the post-match presentation here.
The series was also Dravid’s first assignment as head coach. The Kiwis had reached Jaipur for the series opener less than 24 hours after losing the World Cup final to Australia in Dubai.
“Not simple for NZ to play a World Cup closing after which to show up three days later and play three video games in six days, was by no means going to be simple for them. It was good from our perspective however we now have to study from this collection and transfer ahead.
“It’s a long journey ahead over the next two years and we’ll have our share of ups and downs.”
India additionally rested a few of their essential gamers together with the likes of Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah and Ravindra Jadeja. New Zealand gave relaxation to their skipper Kane Williamson.
India additionally gave debut caps to IPL performers Venkatesh Iyer (Kolkata Knight Riders) and Harshal Patel (Royal Challengers Bangalore) within the collection.
“It’s been really good to see some of the young guys come through. We have given opportunities to some of the boys who haven’t played a lot of cricket over the last few months.
“We have now seen among the abilities obtainable to us and we now have to maintain constructing on these abilities as we go ahead. It should be an extended season between now and the following World Cup being practical with how a lot cricket a few of our skilled gamers will play,” Dravid signed off.
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