Rahul Dravid was appointed as Head of Cricket at NCA. (Source: BCCI)

Former India player Rahul Dravid, known as ‘The Wall’, is preparing a new army of cricketers. Yes, the training program for boys and girls from 16 Commonwealth countries is being conducted under the supervision of Rahul Dravid, the director of the National Cricket Academy, which is organized by the BCCI in collaboration with the Ministry of External Affairs and Sports.

At a meeting of the heads of Commonwealth countries in London on 19 April 2018, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that India would run training programs for boys and girls under 16 years of age and would get a chance to practice with India’s best cricketers at NCA Will give.

The NCA is currently training young players (18 boys and 17 girls) from Botswana, Cameroon, Kenya, Mozambique, Mauritius, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia, Malaysia, Singapore, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Fiji and Tanzania.

According to a BCCI release, this one-month camp started at NCA Bengaluru from October 1 and will be run till October 30. The best coaches in the country are training him here under the supervision of NCA cricket chief Rahul Dravid.

These players have been provided with hotel accommodation, cricket kits, nutrients, other facilities and perks to ensure that their stay is comfortable and fruitful.