Mumbai:The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday appointed former Indian Captain Rahul Dravid as Head of Cricket at National Cricket Academy (NCA), Bengaluru.
"Dravid will oversee all cricket related activities at NCA and will be involved in mentoring, coaching, training and motivating players, coaches and support staff at the NCA", BCCI's official website said in a statement.
"Dravid will also work closely with the National Men's and Women's Head Coaches and Cricket Coaches for India Developmental teams" including India A, India Under 19, India Under 23 teams, in the identification of key training and development objectives", the statement added.
The former Indian cricketer will also be responsible for monitoring progress against the objectives for the developmental teams and provide necessary inputs on the same to the Senior Men's and Women's Head Coaches.
However, BCCI did not specify the tenure of appointment for Dravid.(UNI)