Shubman Gill and Rahul Dravid in conversation after 3rd ODI against New Zealand©Twitter
Rahul Dravid, one of the most respected cricketers in the global spectrum, was questioned by the player of the series against New Zealand Shubman Gill after India secured a 90-run victory in the 3rd ODI. The match took place at Indore’s Holkar Stadium, a venue where a locker room is named after Rahul Dravid. Speaking to India’s head coach, Gill asked Dravid how it felt to enter a dressing room with his name on it. India’s head coach gave an honest answer.
Dravid is known for his humility and is one of the most humble sports personalities in the world. The great Indian admitted that such gestures flatter him, but also admitted that sometimes things get a little embarrassing.
“How does it feel to enter the locker room with your name on it?” Gill asked Dravid on bcci.tv.
“It feels good. You are grateful for all the love I have received from so many people over the years. It is a privilege to play this sport in this country. The love you receive is phenomenal and I was lucky that I have the talent to play cricket and he has been able to do that for a long time,” Dravid said after a chuckle.
He also added: “I also feel a little embarrassed sometimes. But you do feel very grateful.”
— cricket fan (@cricketfanvideo) January 25, 2023
Dravid and Gill have a rich history. India’s head coach was put in charge of the country’s U19 team that Gill was part of in 2017. Player of the series’.
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