When Dravid said such a thing to Samson, who was batting in the net, the Rajasthan captain was surprised

Sanju Samson On Rahul Dravid: Rahul Dravid has been instrumental in improving the younger generation of Indian cricket. Almost all the captains of IPL 2022 season have been given Gurumantra by Rahul Dravid at some point or the other. Whether it is Shreyas Iyer or Mayank Agarwal, Rishabh Pant, Sanju Samson, Prithvi Shaw, Shubman Gill. Many such names come to mind. The list of such players is very long, whose contribution has been made by Dravid to improve his batting.

Before becoming the coach of the Indian cricket team, Rahul Dravid had coached Under-19 and India-A for many years. During this, he nurtured and improved many talents.

Samson is considered to be the discovery of Rahul Dravid

India A won many series under the captaincy of Rahul Dravid. At the same time, under the coaching of Dravid, the 2018 Under-19 World Cup was also won. Actually, Rahul Dravid has been such a person who has handled a generation of Indian cricket. One of those young players is Sanju Samson. Rajasthan Royals (RR) captain Sanju Samson has remembered one such moment. He told that when he was new to the Rajasthan Royals (RR) team, he had drawn Dravid’s attention towards him. Actually, in the year 2013, it was Rahul Dravid who recognized the talent of 18-year-old Sanju Samson and made him a part of the Rajasthan Royals (RR) team.

‘Never thought I would bat with Dravid’

Sanju Samson has told about a sentence. Actually, in those days Samson was new in Rajasthan Royals (RR). He told that I was batting in the net. Then on one of my shots, Dravid said, Wow – what a shot. After that my heart started beating faster. Its a very special day for me. After Dravid said so, I kept batting in the same way for 2 days. At the same time, Samson told that Dravid told him that I know you are doing well in domestic cricket, it is good to see you.

Samson said that I never thought that I would bat with Dravid. But when I got the opportunity to open with Rahul sir for the first time, I knew I had been sent to score runs fast. That’s why I hit a four on the first ball itself. After which Dravid sir came to Murray and said that there is no hurry Sanju… you take your time.

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