Team India suffered a major setback just before the Asia Cup 2022. Head coach Rahul Dravid has found Corona positive. He might not be able to join the Indian team in the Asia cup. He was not seen when the team left for Dubai on Tuesday morning. Asia Cup 2022 is starting on 27th August but India has to play its first match on 28th august.
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Dravid’s absence could spell trouble for the Indian team
There is no information about the time when Dravid has come under the grip of coronavirus. His absence from the Indian team traveling to UAE raised questions. After that, It was revealed that Dravid is corona positive. Looking at the team’s preparations for this big tournament, this is bad news because India’s first challenge in the Asia Cup is against Pakistan. There is a lot of pressure from the fans during this high voltage match. In such a situation, the presence of Dravid would have been very important for the team
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VVS Laxman can get big responsibility
In the absence of Rahul Dravid, the President of the National Cricket Academy, VVS Laxman, may get the responsibility of acting head coach in the UAE. Laxman has already done this for India on many occasions. On the Zimbabwe tour, the Indian team is playing under the coaching of VVS Laxman. He had earlier accompanied the youth team to Ireland as the acting head coach.