Daily Excelsior – MOUNT MAUNGANUI (New Zealand): India U-19 coach Rahul Dravid is confident that it won’t just be “one memory” that would define this talented bunch of cricketers as a bigger and more challenging journey awaits them.

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  • MOUNT MAUNGANUI (New Zealand): India U-19 coach Rahul Dravid is confident that it won’t just be “one memory” that would define this talented bunch of cricketers as a bigger and more challenging journey awaits them.
  • “It’s a memory they’ll cherish for a long time and hopefully it’s not a memory that defines them and they will have a lot more bigger and better memories as they go on ahead in their careers,” coach Dravid said after India’s fourth ICC U-19 World Cup title.
  • He was always aware that the since this was an U-19 team, the spotlight will always be on him but as usual he was magnanimous in praising the entire support staff comprising of fielding coach Abhay Sharma, bowling coach Paras Mhambrey to name a few.
  • “Coaching this team, I tend to get a lot of attention, but it is really about the quality of support staff that we have had, there have been seven or eight of us, who have been together for the last 14 months.
  • On cloud nine after lifting the trophy, India skipper Prithvi Shaw also credited the team, support staff and singled out Dravid for special mention.


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