Indian opening batter KL Rahul on Thursday stated head coach Rahul Dravid has introduced a variety of stability throughout the facet and gamers need to study as a lot as they will from the previous skipper. KL Rahul, who scored a century within the first Take a look at towards South Africa, stated Dravid had made the guests work laborious within the nets earlier than the sport. “You need to sit with an excellent participant like Rahul Dravid, you need to study as a lot as attainable from him for thus a few years,” Rahul stated within the post-match press convention after the win within the first Take a look at.
“You speak in regards to the artwork of batting, we’re very fortunate to have a man like him within the dressing room, he has introduced a variety of calm and stability within the dressing room. He focuses extra preparation, he has made us work laborious within the coaching and within the nets,” he added.
India clinched their first Take a look at match in Centurion as they defeated South Africa by 113 runs on the ultimate day of the sport on Thursday.
“It is a tremendous tremendous particular yr for Staff India. The type of achievements that we have now gotten this yr has been really particular and I believe it’ll go down as one of many best years in Indian cricket historical past, particularly Take a look at cricket,” stated Rahul.
“The victory is a results of laborious work and self-discipline. We’ve labored actually laborious as a workforce for a couple of years, and we’re slowly beginning to see outcomes. Sure, the dressing room environment is wonderful in the intervening time. It’s a nice Take a look at victory,” he added.
The Indian opener termed the win over South Africa as full workforce efficiency.
“No Asian workforce has come right here and gained in Centurion and type of work we have now put in, within the final two weeks main as much as this Take a look at match,” stated Rahul.
“We labored actually laborious as a workforce and we had a variety of enjoyable at coaching and at observe.
To go on the market within the first sport of the collection and put up a efficiency like that which is an entire workforce efficiency, provides us a variety of confidence,” he added.
India and South Africa will faceoff within the second Take a look at in Johannesburg from Monday.
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