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When Rohit Sharma made his ODI debut below contemporary head coach Rahul Dravid in Ireland, 14 years help

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Rohit Sharma, who is now a frail of 43 Tests, 227 ODIs and 116 T20Is, became lawful a 20-yr-mature teenager making his ODI debut in opposition to Ireland in an one-off ODI in Belfast which Rahul Dravid-led India went on to procure by nine wickets. 

Group India head coach Rahul Dravid (left) with captain Rohit Sharma. (Source: Twitter)

Group India are heading into the three-match T20 sequence in opposition to New Zealand starting place in Jaipur on Wednesday (November 17) below a brand novel captain Rohit Sharma and a brand novel head coach Rahul Dravid. Incidentally, bigger than 14 years ago, it became support in 2007 when Rohit Sharma made his world debut in Ireland below contemporary coach Dravid.

Rohit, who is now a frail of 43 Tests, 227 ODIs and 116 T20Is, became lawful a 20-yr-mature teenager making his ODI debut in opposition to Ireland in an one-off ODI in Belfast which Dravid-led India went on to procure by nine wickets. The Mumbai batter didn’t win an opportunity to come to the middle as Sourav Ganguly and Gautam Gambhir scripted a whole procure, scoring 73 not out and 80 not out respectively.

Sooner than their first sport accountable collectively, Dravid and Rohit recalled their first interactions with every other. “Time unquestionably flies, I unquestionably undergo in solutions the day when Rohit walked into the Indian dressing room for the principle time. Nevertheless I had met Rohit forward of that Ireland match at some level of a Challenger Trophy match in Madras. We knew Rohit became constantly going to be special and it’s a ways enthralling to hunt for how he has grown as an individual and a rush-setter,” Dravid talked about at some level of a virtual media conference in Jaipur on Tuesday (November 16).

“All americans knew that Rohit had the flexibility however carrying the legacy of each Mumbai and Indian cricket is anxious by any method,” Dravid added.

Head Coach Rahul Dravid rekindles his first assembly with a younger @ImRo45 & lauds the #TeamIndia T20I captain for his contribution in opposition to the Indian cricket. #INDvNZ pic.twitter.com/croLaIElLu

— BCCI (@BCCI) November 16, 2021

Rohit also recalled his first interaction with mature India captain Dravid which became support in 2007 after the 50-over World Cup debacle for India. “The first time I interacted with Dravid became support in Bangalore at some level of a batter’s camp earlier than India’s tour of Bangladesh. I became quietly doing my issues because Piyush Chawla became the fully one in the team in my age-community for the time being. In Ireland, it became a dream to be segment of the Indian dressing room with legends fancy Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly,” Rohit talked about.

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