Rahul Dravid
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Former Indian coach John Wright believes that the newly appointed Head Coach of India National Cricket Team Rahul Dravid is very intelligent and he will do a grand job for the team.

Rahul Dravid was appointed as India head coach after Ravi Shastri’s tenure came to end following the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021. His first assignment as a head coach will be the upcoming T20 Internationals and Test series against New Zealand which will begin on Wednesday, November 17 with a T20I clash between the teams.

Rahul Dravid Will Do A Grand Job For India, He Is Very Intelligent – John Wright
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The second T20I will be played at JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi on November 19, and the third one at Eden Gardens, Kolkata on November 21. Following the T20I series, India will lock horns with New Zealand in the two-Test matches, the first Test match of the series will begin on November 25 at Green Park, Kanpur and the second Test will commence on December 3 at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.

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Former India coach John Wright was asked about Dravid’s appointment as India coach to which he replied by saying that his appointment is wonderful and he will do a grand job for India. In an interview with Hindustan Times Wright said:

It is a wonderful appointment; he will do a grand job for India. He is very intelligent, knows the game really well. He has gained a lot of experience with the recent coaching he has done, at IPL, U-19 and India A level. He has great knowledge.”

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Wright believes that coaching a player is all about helping him develop so that he can get results at the international level. He stated:

Coaching is about helping your players develop, and at the international level help them get the results. Everyone wants that (results)… the players, the fans, so you just try and work on their behalf. He will do an outstanding job. But players win matches.”

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