R Sridhar
R Sridhar. (Credits: Twitter)

Indian fielding coach Ramakrishnan Sridhar thanked the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for allowing him to serve the national team.

R Sridhar is in his final stint with the Indian cricket team for the T20 World Cup, and his tenure, just like other support staff members, will end after the mega event.

I have accomplished my job with passion: R Sridhar

Sridhar said that he believed in his job and fully committed to the Indian team and also mentioned that he made some mistakes.

“As I walk into my final assignment as the fielding coach of the Indian cricket team I would like to thank BCCI for allowing me to serve the @indiancricketteam from 2014 to 2021. I believe that I have accomplished my job with Passion, Sincerity Commitment and to the best of my abilities,” Sridhar wrote a caption for his Instagram post.

Team India Fielding Coach R Sridhar Expresses Gratitude Towards BCCI And Players Before His Last Assignment With The Indian Team
R Sridhar and Bharat Arun. (Credits: Twitter)

“Yes, occasional mistakes were made but every mistake was harnessed to make the team a better place,” he further added.

Sridhar, who was appointed as the fielding coach of the Indian team in August 2014 for a short period, happened to stay with the Men in Blue for more than seven years.

Sridhar thanked head coach Ravi Shastri, who will also end his tenure after the T20 World Cup.

Team India Fielding Coach R Sridhar Expresses Gratitude Towards BCCI And Players Before His Last Assignment With The Indian Team
Ravi Shastri, Virat Kohli and R Sridhar. (Credits: Twitter)

“A special thank you to @ravishastriofficial , an inspiring leader and mentor to whom I owe this,” he added.

I was fortunate to coach &  interact with amazingly talented cricketers: R Sridhar

R Sridhar is often seen as a guest in off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin’s videos posted on the latter’s YouTube channel.

Ravichandran Ashwin, R Sridhar
Ravichandran Ashwin and R Sridhar. (Photo: Youtube)

Sridhar not only thanked the cricketers for bonding with him but also his fans and media persons for maintaining relations with him.

“I was fortunate to coach &  interact with amazingly talented cricketers and help them unleash their full potential. I fostered lasting relationships and made memories that I will treasure for a lifetime and beyond,” Shridhar mentioned.

“Lastly but most importantly i express profound thanks & love to my family, my friends, Media and all the countless other fans and stakeholders of Indian cricket for always being there in support and encouragement,” he concluded.

BCCI has invited for the application post of head coach for the Indian cricket team, with October 26 being set as the deadline.

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