India vs South Africa 3rd T20I: Rahul Dravid pays surprise visit to Virat Kohli and boys

Dravid who has coached India U-19 and India A sides was appointed as the head of cricket at NCA by BCCI in July.
India vs South Africa 3rd T20I: Rahul Dravid pays surprise visit to Virat Kohli and boys Rahul Dravid with coach Ravi Shastri during team India practice session. (Photo: BCCI)
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National Cricket Academy (NCA) head Rahul Dravid was in attendance on Friday visited Team India camp as the Indian players had an optional training session at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium. Dravid has played a big role in shaping the future of Indian cricket with his coaching stints with India A and India U19 teams. He was appointed as the head of cricket at NCA by BCCI in July.

The likes of Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Krunal Pandya, Rishabh Pant, Navdeep Saini, Rahul, and Deepak Chahar all came through the ranks when Dravid was the coach of India A side.

Taking to Twitter, BCCI posted a photo of the two stalwarts meeting at the stadium and wrote: "When two greats of Indian Cricket meet."

With the first game in Dharamsala washed out, the Indians came out all guns blazing in the second game and with skipper Virat Kohli leading from the front, the Men in Blue thrashed the Proteas by 7 wickets.

Speaking after the game, Kohli praised the youngsters for the comprehensive win and said: "When you play like that and win a game for your team, it is always a good feeling. The pitch was very good and an outstanding effort from the bowlers to pull things back. As long as they (youngsters) show character in difficult situations, they are going to present a strong case for themselves in the future."

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