Delhi Daredevils’ campaign in this year’s IPL has been derailed following a string of shoddy batting performances but the team’s mentor Rahul Dravid put up a brave front and defended the youngsters, who have failed to deliver.
The Daredevils have once again faltered to perform, having lost four out of six matches. Their inexperienced batting line-up's ability to chase a modest target has come under scanner. DD with four points are currently sixth in the table.
Rahul DravidI still have full faith in youngsters. The league is still at the halfway stage. It’s kind of funny that we are still sixth in the table with the highest net run rate (second highest to KKR). So I have full faith in our youngsters that they will turn it around in the next 7-8 matches.
On a different note, Dravid hailed the trend that has emerged during in the last decade in Indian cricket.
Rahul DravidWe have seen over time how talented cricketers from small towns have gone on to represent the country with distinction. This is because they had the requisite skill set and also proper training was available for them. This is something commendable.
(With inputs from PTI)
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