Ravi Shastri’s ability to infuse confidence in youth is unbelievable: Sunil Gavaskar


Effusive in his reward for nationwide cricket coach Ravi Shastri, former India captain Sunil Gavaskar on Saturday known as him an “incredible” mentor with an “unbelievable” ability to encourage children even in their lowest phases.

Gavaskar’s view was seconded by the nationwide workforce’s bowling coach Bharath Arun.

“Just 10-15 minutes with Ravi Shastri after a practice session. You know Ravi has got the ability to give so much confidence to youngsters, it’s unbelievable,” Gavaskar stated throughout a webinar to mark the ebook launch of ‘1971: The Beginning of India’s Cricketing Greatness’ printed by Harper Collins.

“If he (Shastri) believes in their ability and talent, there is no better man than Ravi Shastri to give encouragement to that youngster. He will scold you, tell you off but at the same time, he will tell you what you can do to get better, he will actually demonstrate to you,” stated Gavaskar.

The batting icon was additionally all reward for Arun, who has groomed a world-class crop of quick bowlers enjoying in the identical period, a rarity in Indian cricket.

“Then you’ve gotten Bharat, if you discuss to among the seam bowlers who did splendidly in the course of the second half of the Australia tour, they’re all filled with reward for Bharat as to how he guided them.

“That’s what these youngsters need to do. Spend as much time possible with Ravi Shastri and Bharat Arun. There are no better persons than these two when you are having self doubts,” Gavaskar stated.

“You need people around you who believe in you, and tell you ‘yes you can do it’,” the long-lasting batsman stated.

On to the batsmen and Gavaskar stated a high worldwide willow-wielder is all the time a even handed mix of expertise and temperament.

“I’ve all the time believed that it’s temperament which separates the lads from boys. If expertise and temperament are married, it can all the time prove to be a superb marriage.

“There are occasions if you really feel they don’t seem to be very assured of themselves and and they’re having self doubts, I believe these self doubts are pure in a younger man’s life…

“So sit with people who are confident, believe in your abilities and honestly this Indian team is so blessed to have the support staff they have.”




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