Lot riding on Australia series: Rahul Dravid

There is a lot riding on the upcoming India-Australia cricket series since it will help the selectors identify the next generation of players, Rahul Dravid, the team’s mainstay till his retirement last year, said at the Jaipur Literature Festival Saturday.

“Each series is significant like the series with England. But like India, Australia too has lost a lot of big players. So both teams are quite similar. But there is a lot riding on the teams. It will help them recognise the next generation of players,” he told reporters here after taking part in a session. Asked if he supported matches between India and Pakistan, Dravid said: “I would love to say that India and Pakistan should keep playing. But that is not the reality. My heart says we should play oftener. But given the situation, it will not happen. And I’m willing to accept that,” he said.Read more
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