For the upcoming 9th edition of Vivo IPL 2016 Delhi Daredevils team announced Rahul Dravid as a Mentor and South africa’s Paddy upton pick as a head coach of the team. While Subin Bharucha was named as a technical director for the 9th indian premier league edition.
This new support staff will take the charge on the Monday. Business Chairman of Kiran Kumar Grandhi of Delhi daredevils has welcomed to this trio. Recently Rahul dravid who has workd with India’s u19 cricket team and for that Team India became’s the runners up team. For the inclusion of him in the one of the team of IPL Delhi Daredevils they are very exciting about it and ready to take new challenge.
Dravid said, “I am very excited by the challenge of taking Delhi Daredevils on to the next level. I have been impressed by the ambition and energy demonstrated by the team and I look forward to working with a group of players that I believe have what it takes to succeed. Along with the rest of the support staff, I am fully aware of what this franchise means to its supporters and I intend to do everything possible to help build a team that the fans can be proud of,”
Mr. Kiran Gandhi added. “We are privileged to have Rahul joining Delhi Daredevils as a mentor. His deeds as a player are legendary. Now in his post-retirement phase Rahul has taken up the arduous tasks of guiding India A and India Under-19 squads. He has made an instant impact in his new avatar too. We are very lucky to have a player of his stature in our midst. He brings in calm and experience to the dressing room and with a young looking Daredevils squad, he will bring an immediate impact.”
they also added “Paddy has had a successful career as head coach for T20 franchises around the world. This was most visible in the recently concluded Big Bash League, as he guided Sydney Thunder to their maiden title. He has grown in stature since starting as a trainer to being the mental conditioning coach of the Indian squad. Zubin, on the other hand, with his years of technical experience brings in his strategic inputs and an eye for spotting young talent,”
This Delhi Daredevils team is playing under the captaincy of JP Dumini in the 9th Edition of Vivo Indian premier league 2016.