19 January, 2021

‘As A Kid, I Never Thought Of Becoming A One-Day Cricketer’

Excerpt from an interaction between Rahul Dravid and Shekhar Gupta on the latter's new show

‘As A Kid, I Never Thought Of Becoming A One-Day Cricketer’

In his new show Off The Cuff, journalist and TV personality Shekhar Gupta chatted with cricketer Rahul Dravid, where the audience too asked him questions. Dravid spoke about T20 cricket, what he chats about standing in the slips and the Multan declaration. Excerpts from the interaction:  

Shekhar Gupta: Rahul, welcome to Off the Cuff. We know you to be a man of few words, and somebody who is always conscious of where the off-stump is. I’m hoping you’ll forget the off-stump for some time and play T20 a little bit. So Rahul, mentoring...haven’t you always been a mentor to the team?

RD: I think it’s just a natural progression as a cricketer. I was fortunate as a young man, growing up in Bangalore and having, before the word ‘mentor’ became famous, the opportunity to spend time with the likes...



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