U-19 captain Prithvi Shaw has heaped praise on coach and mentor, Rahul Dravid's positive approach that inspired the youngsters to international glory. The team captain also stated that he likes leading the side as he has his sights set on the senior team in the near future.
After a resounding victory in New Zealand, each and every member of the squad of the Indian U-19 team was handsomely rewarded by the BCCI with a Rs 20 lakh cash price. The board also gave out Rs 50 lakh cash prize to coach Rahul Dravid and a total amount of Rs 20 lakh to the support staffs as well.
Many have credited the U-19 team's success to Dravid for his disciplined approach and Shaw also heaped praise on his coach's positive outlook, which saw the team remain unbeaten throughout the tournament.
“He just talks mentally
"Personally what I gained is to learn how to play under pressure and when there are so many cameras around. Rahul sir has played a lot of matches in his career, he has a lot of experience,” said Shaw in a recent interview with CNN-News18.
Shaw brilliantly led a talented group of youngsters, that had
"I really enjoy being a captain. If you see I have captained for years for my school and state as well. All those experience comes out with this captaincy," he said.