Gautam Gambhir Breaks Silence On Replacing Rahul Dravid As Team India's Head Coach After T20 WC 2024

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Amid speculations about India's new head coach, former cricketer Gautam Gambhir stated that it would be an "honour" for him to coach the Indian cricket team. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is evaluating the next head coach as the stint of Rahul Dravid is about to reach its conclusion following the end of the T20 World Cup 2024 in June. The 2011 World Cup winner, interacted with students during an event at Medeor Hospital, Abu Dhabi. One of the students asked him about coaching the Indian team and helping them win the World Cup with his experience. "I have not answered this question, although a lot of people have asked me. But I have to answer you now. I would love to coach the Indian team. There is no bigger honour than coaching your national team. You are representing 140 crore Indians and those across the globe as well," Gambhir said with a smile on his face. With India set to begin their T20 World Cup campaign against Ireland on June 5 in New York, the Men in Blue will be looking to lift their second title. Their first success in the tournament came during the inaugural edition in 2007.