In a splendid on field display of skill and prowess, 18-year-old Samit Dravid, son of former Indian cricket captain Rahul Dravid, emerged as the standout performer for Karnataka in their recent Cooch Behar Trophy encounter against Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).
Samit’s stellar performance with both bat and ball steered Karnataka to a resounding victory by an innings and 130 runs.
Samit Dravid ‘s batting brilliance was on full display as he crafted a remarkable innings of 98 runs, playing a pivotal role in securing the commanding win for Karnataka. Alongside his batting heroics, the young prodigy, known for his adeptness with the ball as well, showcased his bowling prowess by claiming three crucial wickets during the match against J&K.
Samit Dravid Brilliant Cooch Behar Trophy Batting Skill Goes Viral
A viral video capturing Samit Dravid‘s elegant cover drives, reminiscent of his father’s impeccable style, quickly captivated cricket enthusiasts, drawing comparisons to the legendary Rahul Dravid.
Notably, Rahul Dravid himself was spotted at his son’s match during the Cooch Behar Trophy clash against Uttarakhand, affirming his support and encouragement for Samit’s burgeoning cricketing journey.
Meanwhile, amid cricketing commitments, Rahul Dravid, serving as the head coach of the Indian men’s cricket team, along with the support staff, received contract extensions from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
Dravid’s two-year tenure culminated after the recently concluded ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, where India made it to the final but faced defeat against Australia. Despite offers from various Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises, Dravid opted to continue his role as the head coach of the national team.
Expressing his thoughts on the contract renewal, Dravid highlighted the memorable two-year journey with Team India, emphasizing the team’s resilience and the exceptional talent within the squad. He lauded the team’s culture and emphasized the significance of sticking to the right processes and preparations, a philosophy that has evidently influenced the team’s overall performance.
The next engagement for Rahul Dravid will be with Team India during the upcoming Test Series against South Africa, commencing on December 26.