Mumbai: Former India cricket captain Rahul Dravid is almost certain to take over as the Indian cricket team’s next head coach following his formal application for the high-profile post on Tuesday.
Dravid is currently heading the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore. Also, it is learnt that he is the first and only choice of BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah.
“Yes, Rahul has formally applied today as it’s the last day of the deadline. His team at the NCA, bowling coach Paras (Mhambrey) and fielding coach Abhay (Sharma) have already applied. His application was just a formality,” a senior BCCI official was quoted as saying by news agency PTI on Tuesday.