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Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman [Image-Getty]

Former Indian cricketer and BCCI president Sourav Ganguly have confirmed that VVS Laxman will be taking up the role of NCA head coach and it is great news to Indian cricket. The appointment of Rahul Dravid as the Indian head coach had left a vacancy in the NCA head coach role and BCCI had been in talks with VVS Laxman for taking up the role.

After initial hesitations, Laxman had agreed to take up the role and Sourav Ganguly confirmed “yes” to ANI news while the question was raised if Laxman will become the next NCA head coach. Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman have always shared a great bond and Indian cricket is expected to head in the right direction with these former greats in Indian cricket development.

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Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman [Image-Getty]
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“He Is Undoubtedly A Front Runner” – BCCI Source

A BCCI source had stated that the BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and Secretary Jay Shah are both immensely interested in convincing Laxman for the NCA head coach role. The source added that Laxman’s relationship with Dravid is an added plus and Laxman is a front runner as well.

“Sourav and Jay would both love to have Laxman take up the NCA role. But yes the final call obviously lies with the former Indian cricketer as he has a young family also. He is undoubtedly a front runner for the role and not to forget how he has been known to share a special bond with now coach Dravid.” The BCCI source told

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VVS Laxman. (Photo: Twitter)

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“It Will Be The Perfect Combination” – BCCI Source

A BCCI Source had stated that Dravid and Laxman combining together to take Indian cricket forward is the best thing possible and will definitely benefit the youngsters a lot.

“It will be the perfect combination to have those work together towards taking Indian cricket forward. Nothing like having former cricketers coming on board to help produce the next generation of stars” The BCCI source added

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Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid, VVS Laxman. Image-Twitter

VVS Laxman is likely to take over the NCA head coach role after India’s ‘A’ tour of South Africa.

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