Dravid has a chance to make future champions: Laxman

"Former Indian team all-rounder Irfan Pathan said, "Dravid talks clearly. Even when he was the captain of Team India, Dravid was very frank with the youth. If anyone had any problem, he would go and talk to them comfortably."

Mumbai: Former India batsman VVS Laxman says that Rahul Dravid, who accompanied the Indian team on the Sri Lanka tour as a coach, has a chance to make the champions of the future. Laxman said, "I don't think there will be any pressure on Dravid. He will have a chance to make future champions for Indian cricket. It is not necessary that everyone gets a chance to play in this series. But spending time with Dravid. And sharing their experience will shape the future of these players.

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"Former Indian team all-rounder Irfan Pathan said, "Dravid talks clearly. Even when he was the captain of Team India, Dravid was very frank with the youth. If anyone had any problem, he would go and talk to them comfortably."

He said, "I remember a small anecdote from the 2007 World Cup in West Indies. Dravid came to me and Mahendra Singh Dhoni and said that everyone is sad, we should go to see the film."

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Pathan said, "We went to see the film and Dravid said yes, we have lost the World Cup. But it is not ending here. Life is big and we will come back tomorrow. Dravid had such a character. He Used to fill the minds of cricketers with positivity.

The first ODI between India and Sri Lanka will be played in Colombo on July 13.

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