Team India is fortunate to have some experienced cricketers around the set-up. These players have been crucial to the team across all formats. Besides their fantastic performances, these well-known figures have also contributed immensely towards grooming the youngsters around them.
Young Indian players have had the opportunity to talk to them and enhance their wealth of knowledge, while these senior players have been more than happy to play the leaning pillar for them.
This team-building exercise from the veterans has also given us a peek into their cricketing brain. Leading many to suggest they can become the future Head coach of the Indian team as well.
Five Senior Indian Players Who Can Become The Head Coach Of Team India In The Years To Come:
5. Ajinkya Rahane
Making his debut in 2011, Rahane has played 67 Tests, 90 ODIs and 20 T20Is for India. The experienced right-hand batsman has scored over 7,000 runs in international cricket. He is also the vice-captain of the Test side.
In Virat Kohli’s absence, Rahane has stepped-up very well on the tour of Australia. He led the side commendably to a victory in the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne.
The Mumbaikar has always come across as a very disciplined and studious cricketer, willing to work hard and improve his game. Rahane is an ideal foil for any youngster around him and could prove to be a fantastic coach in the future for Team India.