Rahul Dravid will join this team in IPL 2025 as head coach

Former India captain Rahul Dravid is reportedly all set to join the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) franchise after serving as the head coach of the Indian cricket team. As per report Kolkata Knight Riders have approached Rahul Dravid for the role of mentor in the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

The appointment of Gautam Gambhir as the new head coach of Team India has officially start in a new era for Team India. The team recently won the T20 World Cup to give a tip of the hat to Rahul Dravid, who recently finished as head coach. Rahul Dravid will join this team in IPL 2025 as head coach.

Former India captain Rahul Dravid is reportedly all set to join the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) franchise after serving as the head coach of the Indian cricket team. As per report Kolkata Knight Riders have approached Rahul Dravid for the role of mentor in the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Rahul Dravid will join this team in IPL 2025 as head coach
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Rahul Dravid’s tenure with the Indian team ends after the T20 World Cup 2024 in West Indies and USA. The former Indian batsman ended his tenure as head coach on a winning note. Dravid secured the World Cup trophy after narrowly missing out on the 2023 ODI World Cup on home soil.

According to recent news reports, Kolkata Knight Riders are in talks with Rahul Dravid for the role of mentor for next year’s tournament. If the news is correct, Dravid could replace Gautam Gambhir as the mentor for Knight Riders. Rahul Dravid started his coaching career in 2024 with Rajasthan Royals (RR). The Jaipur-based franchise guided the Royals to a commendable third position in the IPL 2015 season.

Rahul Dravid will join this team in IPL 2025 as head coach
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He later coached the India U-19 and India A teams before being appointed as the head of the National Cricket Academy (NCA). Dravid joined as India’s head coach after the 2021 T20 World Cup. The 51-year-old has guided India to finals across formats in ICC events.

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The team lost to Australia in the finals of the World Test Championship and the 2023 ODI World Cup. However, he led the team to victory in the recent T20 World Cup. Rahul Dravid responded humorously about his future after India’s T20 World Cup victory.

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Dravid quipped that he would be unemployed next week and asked if there were any job offers. “I will be. Next week, life will be the same for me. I will be unemployed, that will be the only difference (laughs). I am unemployed next week. Any offers? (smiles),” Dravid replied.

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