India vs Sri Lanka: Bhuvneshwar Kumar honoured to be named vice-captain, hopes for a profitable tour
Colombo: Senior India speedster and vice-captain for the continued tour of Sri Lanka, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, says his position as Shikhar Dhawan’s deputy could be to assist different gamers in “bettering their expertise and psychological well being” throughout the upcoming limited-overs sequence.
Within the absence of standard skipper Virat Kohli and the primary aspect, who’re at the moment touring England, Dhawan will lead a second-string Indian workforce within the sequence beginning 13 July.
“Sure, on paper, it’s my position (vice-captain), however I do not suppose issues will change. I feel being a senior participant my position is to do issues that assist different gamers in bettering their expertise and psychological well being,” Bhuvneshwar, who has 138 wickets from 117 ODIs, informed Star Sports activities present ‘Cricket Linked’.
Legendary former captain Rahul Dravid has been named as the top coach for the project, which contains three ODIs and as many T20s to be performed right here.
“I’ve performed towards him (Rahul Dravid) and he was part of the RCB (Royal Challengers Bangalore) workforce simply after I received inducted into the workforce,” Bhuvneshwar mentioned.
“So, I haven’t got any such recollections with him, however after I received to the NCA (Nationwide Cricket Academy), we did have some chats,” he added.
Bhuvneshwar mentioned he would look to choose Dravid’s mind on administration.
“…I’m fortunate that he (Dravid) is the coach. The younger gamers have performed below him for India A. So, we wish to work below him and decide his mind and wish to perceive how he manages issues at that degree for such a very long time,” added the 31-year-old Meerut-born right-arm pacer.
“Being the vice-captain of Group India is an honour and a duty. So, I’ll attempt to proceed doing the issues that I’ve been doing and hope our workforce does properly on this tour,” he signed off.
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