Das has honed his expertise as a batting coach on the Nationwide Cricket Academy underneath 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 staff for the tour of England and he’s trying ahead to utilizing his teaching stint at NCA to information the kids through the journey.
Das, who has performed 23 Exams between 2000-02, has an honest common of close to 35 with greater than 1300 runs, together with two a whole lot and 9 half centuries.
“It will likely be a very good expertise and I’m trying ahead to it,” the 43-year-old former Odisha skipper instructed PTI on his appointment.
He has honed his expertise as a batting coach on the Nationwide Cricket Academy underneath Rahul Dravid‘s steerage and that, he believes, will assist him whereas attempting 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 underneath the BCCI president’s captaincy.
“I do not suppose there may be numerous distinction and on the finish of the day, you impart your data, and work with gamers. You contribute to their success and be prepared to unravel their cricketing points once they require you. My duty is to make them properly ready and match prepared.”
Das was part of the Indian staff that toured England underneath Ganguly in 2002 and scored a 250 in a first-class tour recreation.
“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’ll assist that I’ve performed numerous cricket in England, together with worldwide cricket and league cricket. I do know the circumstances and people experiences I’ll share with them.
“Just a few of them have toured England a number of occasions and so they have a little bit of expertise. No matter time we have now, we’ll see what number of coaching periods we get and ensure we use them correctly,” he stated.
The ladies’s staff will likely be taking part in a Check match after a very long time however the brand new batting coach is assured that with senior execs like Mithali Raj and Jhulan Goswami within the aspect, adapting to circumstances will not be very troublesome.
“The women will likely be excited as they’re getting a possibility to play a Check match after a very long time and it is a good initiative that they’re taking part in the longer format.
“Jhulan and Mithali have performed numerous worldwide cricket and they’ll simply regulate to it and it’s a good time for younger gamers because it offers alternative to study the artwork of constructing an innings or bowl numerous overs, which is sweet for general progress as a cricketer,” he concluded.
Dravid’s core NCA staff might go to Sri Lanka for bilateral collection
The BCCI desires NCA head Rahul Dravid to observe the second-string India squad that’s speculated to play six white-ball matches in Sri Lanka in July.
Since Dravid took over as NCA head, the A staff 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 chance that Dravid may journey to Sri Lanka. We’ll get to know quickly,” he stated.