Prithvi Shaw’s message for Rahul Dravid is winning the internet
Many former and current cricketers have credited Dravid for the brilliant performance of the Indian colts.
Published - Feb 5, 2018 1:21 pm | Updated - Feb 5, 2018 1:21 pm
Team India won the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup by thumping Australia by eight wickets in a one-sided final on Saturday. In fact, they ruled the tournament as no team could come even close to them in any of the 6 matches. Prithvi Shaw was the captain who led the side admirably well under the guidance of none other than the legendary Rahul Dravid. However, the skipper Shaw has a special message for his coach which has won the hearts of the Indian fans on the internet.
Soon after the Boys in Blue triumphed against Australia, the wishes flooded in for the team from all the corners of the cricketing world many crediting Dravid for mentoring the future of the Indian cricket. Also, it was heartening to see the way everyone respected him in the camp during the whole tournament. Even the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced a prize money of Rs. 50 Lakh for the ‘Wall’ of India soon after winning the World Cup proves his contribution behind the scenes.
The Indian colts are ruling the social media currently after thir impressive performance in the World Cup. But the skipper Prithvi Shaw didn’t forget to credit the coach Rahul Dravid after the victory and has also thanked the support staff and supporters for being with them throughout the compeititon in his thank you message on Instagram. He also added that he was feeling honoured to have led the miraculous team which was more like a family now.
Shaw had special words for his coach and thanked him for making him a better cricketer and a person. “And having Rahul sir as our mentor is no less than an icing on the cake. Every word from him made a difference in me as a person and as a player. LEGEND HE IS,” the part of the message read.
Here’s the message of Prithvi Shaw:
I would like to take a moment to thank all of you for your continuous support towards team INDIA and the infinite love and blessings that you sent across. I really feel honoured to have captained a miraculous team like this which is more like a family to me and without them this wouldnt have been possible. And having Rahul sir as our mentor is no less than an icing on the cake. Every word from him made a difference in me as a person and as a player. LEGEND HE IS. And how can one forget the supportstaff who always work whole heartedly behind the scenes.Self esteem and teamwork brought us to this glory. Thank you all for supporting throughout.👍🏽❤#ICCWORLDCUP2018 #CHAMPIONS
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