Rohit Sharma’s Heartfelt Tribute to Rahul Dravid: A Coach and a “Work-Wife”

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Rohit Sharma and Rahul Dravid

India’s cricketing landscape is adorned with legends, and recently, Rohit Sharma penned a touching tribute to one such stalwart: Rahul Dravid. As India’s World Cup-winning coach, Dravid has left an indelible mark on the game, and Rohit’s words capture the essence of their unique bond.

Rohit Sharma’s bond with Coach Rahil Dravid

On June 29, 2024, India clinched the T20 World Cup after an 11-year wait. Dravid’s coaching prowess played a pivotal role in this historic victory. His journey culminated in that moment of glory, as India lifted an ICC trophy once again.

Rohit affectionately refers to Dravid as his “work-wife.” This endearing term encapsulates their close partnership, akin to a supportive and understanding relationship. Dravid stepped into the coaching role, leaving behind his own accolades, and seamlessly became part of the team.

Rohit lauds Dravid’s humility and passion for cricket. Despite his illustrious career as a player, Dravid approached coaching with the same dedication. He shared knowledge, nurtured talent, and instilled confidence in the players.

Rohit believes that Dravid deserved the T20 World Cup trophy more than any player. His contributions span not only the recent victory but also decades of service to Indian cricket. Dravid’s impact extends beyond the field, shaping the next generation of cricketers.

In this heartfelt tribute, Rohit Sharma celebrates not just a coach but a mentor, a friend, and a guiding force. Dravid’s legacy will continue to inspire, and his influence remains etched in the annals of Indian cricket.

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