Gautam Gambhir breaks silence, says 'would love to coach Indian team, there is no greater honour' | Cricket News


NEW DELHI: Gautam Gambhir became the favorite to take over as coach of the Indian cricket team once the current coach Rahul DravidThe contract expires after the conclusion of the contract. T20 World Cup.
The former India opening batsman also expressed his desire to take up the role of national team coach.
With Dravid's tenure set to end after the World T20 tournament, the BCCI is actively seeking a suitable replacement to guide the team through the challenges ahead.

“I would love to coach the Indian team. There is no greater honor than coaching your national team. You represent 140 million Indians and those across the world as well,” the 42-year-old said. years old at an event in Abu Dhabi.
Former captain Sourav Ganguly had backed Gambhir as a potential candidate for India's head coach position, saying: “he is a good candidate”.
Gambhir recently addressed a group of students at Medeor Hospital in Abu Dhabi. During the session, a student inquired about the possibility of Gambhir coaching the Indian cricket team and using his experience to help them achieve a World Cup victory.
Replying to the question, Gambhir said, “I haven't answered this question, although many people have asked me. But I have to answer you now.
“It's 140 million Indians who will help India win the World Cup. If everyone starts praying for us and we start playing and representing them, India will win the World Cup. more important is to be fearless,” Gambhir said.
The former opener, during a personal trip to the UAE, visited the sports medicine department of Medeor Hospital.
During his visit, he interacted with young cricket enthusiasts from various academies in Abu Dhabi, sharing insights on his inspiring journey and recent achievements.
Gambhir, a key member of the Indian team that won the 2007 World T20 and the 2011 ODI World Cup, has been praised for his recent success with the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
“A safe locker room is a happy locker room, and a happy locker room eventually becomes a winning locker room. The only thing I did at KKR was follow that mantra. With the grace of God, it actually worked,” he said. he declared.



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