3 Achievements Of Rahul Dravid As India Coach

As Rahul Dravid’s stint is set to end as India’s head coach, let us have a look at his achievements in office:

Former Indian cricketer Rahul Dravid joined the Indian cricket team as head coach in November 2021. His tenure will end with the closure of the T20 World Cup 2024.

As Dravid’s stint is set to end as India’s head coach, let us have a look at his achievements in office:

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India’s Unbeaten Run In 2023 World Cup

The Indian Cricket Team had a dream run in the World Cup 2023 up until the final when they lost to Australia. The Rohit Sharma-led team remained unbeaten for 10 matches prior to the finale.

It was arguably one of the finest shows of dominance by the Indian team in recent years. Although India was deprived of the coveted ICC trophy, one could not ignore the control the team displayed throughout the tournament.

Asia Cup Victory

Team India won the 2023 Asia Cup in Sri Lanka under Dravid. India brought home a trophy after five years. With this they lifted their 8th Asia Cup title.

After a disappointing campaign at the 2022 Asia Cup, Dravid’s men went for a course correction and continued their brilliance till the 2023 World Cup.

Maiden Test Win in Cape Town

What Gaba was to Ravi Shastri, Cape Town is to Rahul Dravid. India under Dravid scripted history by winning its maiden Test at Cape Town. Indian batters showed grit to record a thumping win against host South Africa.

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Rahul Dravid’s Coaching Report Card

While these are some of the memories Rahul Dravid would leave behind, let us analyze as to how he fared as a coach in all the three formats of the game for India.

Test Matches

Under Dravid, India won 14 of the 27 Test matches they played while losing seven of them. They won six Test series including the home ones against Australia and England.

India reached the final of the ICC World Test Championship in 2023. However, they lost to Australia at The Oval.

India are currently ranked no. 2 in the ICC Test ranking.

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One Day Internationals

A staggering 3-0 home series win against West Indies spelled a new chapter in the Indian cricket landscape. They defeated England in 2022.

India won 10 out of 13 bilateral series under the Dravid-Rohit combination. The team emerged victorious in 41 of 56 ODI matches.

Team India is currently ranked No. 1 in ICC ODI ranking.

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T20 Internationals

Under Dravid’s coaching India emerged victorious in 14 of the 17 bilateral series. The away series win against England and New Zealand in 2022 and the home win against Australia in 2023 are the remarkable ones.

India is presently the undisputed World No.1 in T20 Internationals. They have a win-loss ratio of 2.82, well above Australia who is at distant second with 1.75.