The Cricket Advisory Committee of the Board of Control for Cricket (BCCI) has appointed former Team India captain Rahul Dravid as the Head Coach of India’s senior cricket team. Rahul Dravid will succeed Ravi Shastri as Head Coach of Team India after the ongoing T20 World Cup in the UAE. Dravid’s two-year term will begin with the upcoming home series against New Zealand, starting on November 17.Dravid has been the director of National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru following four years as coach of India A and India Under-19. Under him, India reached two Under-19 World Cup finals, losing one (to West Indies in 2016) and winning one (against Australia in 2018). At the NCA, Dravid helped set up a process for injury management and rehabilitation, as well as training programmes for coaches across the country, and developed roadmaps for age-group, men’s and women’s cricket.Reacting to his appointment, Dravid said: “It is an absolute honour to be appointed as the new head coach of the Indian Cricket Team and I am really looking forward to this role.”BCCI President Sourav Ganguly welcomed Dravid’s appointment and said: “Rahul has had an illustrious playing career and is one of the greats of the game.