After the World Cup, the first assignment for India's men's cricket team will be the series against New Zealand.
This will also be the series where we will find a new captain for the T20 side and a new coach.
The search for the latter has formally ended with Rahul Dravid's appointment.
Rahul Dravid has been appointed the Head Coach of Team India (Senior Men). The former India captain will take charge from the upcoming home series against New Zealand: BCCI pic.twitter.com/tHBGwfjb00— ANI (@ANI) November 3, 2021
The news is likely to generate a great deal of excitement among the Indian cricket fans, who still look up to Rahul as an idol and probably always will.
🚨 NEWS 🚨: Mr Rahul Dravid appointed as Head Coach - Team India (Senior Men)— BCCI (@BCCI) November 3, 2021
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JUST IN: Rahul Dravid has been appointed as the head coach of the Indian men's team 🏏— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) November 3, 2021
"Under Mr. Shastri, the team has done very well, and I hope to work with the team to take this forward," he said.
He will take over after the ongoing #T20WorldCup pic.twitter.com/yKy0ohJl5a
This is good. This is so good.