Young New Zealand all-rounder Rachin Ravindra on Thursday stated he was clueless if his title had any hyperlink with Rahul Dravid however he hoped to select the brains of the India chief coach in the course of the course of the continued T20I sequence. Rachin, who celebrated his twenty second birthday on Thursday, was requested throughout a digital media convention if his title had any reference to two of India’s best cricketers Rahul Dravid and Sachin Tendulkar.
“Honestly, I’m not too sure. I’ve never really asked mom and dad where the name has come from… I guess you’d have to ask them,” he stated.
Rachin is born in Wellington to Indian dad and mom, Ravi Krishnamurthy and Deepa Krishnamurthy, each of whom moved from Bangalore within the Nineteen Nineties.
Rachin made his New Zealand debut within the 2016 U-19 World Cup in addition to the 2018 U-19 Cricket World Cup and through that point he first caught up with Dravid, who was the coach of India juniors.
“Yeah, Dravid is an absolute legend in the game and I played a bit of cricket against him when he was coaching in India A and a few series a couple of years ago when he came to New Zealand.
“He was teaching these guys and the India U-19 crew. So it is simply superior to work together with them a bit bit. Obviously, I’d like to work together a bit bit extra throughout this sequence, however he is an absolute legend within the sport. So if I can decide his brains it might be wonderful,” he said.
Rachin made his international debut against Bangladesh earlier in the year when they lost the five-match T20 series 2-3 in Bangladesh. He was also part of the New Zealand squad that took on India in the World Test Championship final but did not make it to playing XI in June.
In the first T20I in Jaipur, Rachin was bowled for seven by Mohammed Siraj.
Describing the opportunity to play against India at their own backyard, he said, “All types of countries all the time wish to get an opportunity to play in India and I believe it has been a fairly surreal expertise up to now. This T20 could be very particular.”
The left-arm spinner Rachin also spoke about Indian spin legacy and said off spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is very special to him.
“They’ve been doing it for a very very long time. They’re world class spinners particularly Ashwin he is bought an unbelievable file and he is been round for a very long time and the variations are unbelievable. Personally, I’ve not been in contact and would love to select his brains any time,” he concluded.
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