Das has honed his abilities as a batting coach on the Nationwide Cricket Academy below Dravid’s steerage. (TOI Photograph)
NEW DELHI: Gutsy former India opener Shiv Sunder Das has been appointed the batting coach of the Indian ladies’s group for the tour of England and he’s trying ahead to utilizing his teaching stint at NCA to information the children in the course of the journey.
Das, who has performed 23 Checks between 2000-02, has an honest common of close to 35 with greater than 1300 runs, together with two tons of and 9 half centuries.
“Will probably be a very good expertise and I’m trying ahead to it,” the 43-year-old former Odisha skipper advised PTI on his appointment.
He has honed his abilities as a batting coach on the Nationwide Cricket Academy below Rahul Dravid‘s steerage and that, he believes, will assist him whereas making an attempt to unravel the technical issues of the batters.
“I’ve been a part of NCA for the final 4-5 years and have been batting coach for the final couple of years. I want to thank Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly for giving me this chance,” stated the person who has performed all his cricket below the BCCI president’s captaincy.
“I do not suppose there may be plenty of distinction and on the finish of the day, you impart your information, and work with gamers. You contribute to their success and be prepared to unravel their cricketing points after they require you. My accountability is to make them nicely ready and match prepared.”
Das was part of the Indian group that toured England below Ganguly in 2002 and scored a 250 in a first-class tour sport.
“That was my highest rating in England on that tour,” he recalled.
Das believes that his expertise of getting performed years of league cricket in England may even show to be very useful.
“It can assist that I’ve performed plenty of cricket in England, together with worldwide cricket and league cricket. I do know the situations and people experiences I’ll share with them.
“Just a few of them have toured England a number of instances and so they have a little bit of expertise. No matter time we’ve, we are going to see what number of coaching periods we get and ensure we use them correctly,” he stated.
The ladies’s group shall be enjoying a Take a look at match after a very long time however the brand new batting coach is assured that with senior professionals like Mithali Raj and Jhulan Goswami within the aspect, adapting to situations will not be very troublesome.
“The women shall be excited as they’re getting a chance to play a Take a look at match after a very long time and it is a good initiative that they’re enjoying the longer format.
“Jhulan and Mithali have performed plenty of worldwide cricket and they’ll simply alter to it and it’s a good time for younger gamers because it provides alternative to be taught the artwork of constructing an innings or bowl plenty of overs, which is sweet for general progress as a cricketer,” he concluded.
Dravid’s core NCA group might go to Sri Lanka for bilateral sequence
The BCCI desires NCA head Rahul Dravid to observe the second-string India squad that’s purported to play six white-ball matches in Sri Lanka in July.
Since Dravid took over as NCA head, the A group or second-string sides have had coaches from NCA who’ve been rotated with Paras Mhambrey, Abhay Sharma, Sitanshu Kotak all managing A and U-19 sides.
“There’s a risk that Dravid may journey to Sri Lanka. We are going to get to know quickly,” he stated.