Shastri’s role was lauded by former Pakistan captain Inzamam-Ul-Haq, who feels the previous India all-rounder’s astute knowledge of the game has assisted the team profoundly.

India’s 2-1 series win over Australia in the recently-concluded Border-Gavaskar Prize has got to be one of the biggest resurgence stories of perpetuity. Hammered in Adelaide, the Indian group regrouped to create three stellar efficiencies, winning the 2nd Test in Melbourne, drawing the 3rd in Sydney when few believed they might before India registered arguably their biggest win ever in Brisbane

All of it couldn’t have actually been possible without lots of active ingredients – the youngsters rising to the event, Ajinkya Rahane’s leadership, the role of Rahul Dravid in assisting form these children, however one extremely essential factor, which people forget to mention in head coach Ravi Shastri. Shastri’s role was admired by previous Pakistan captain Inzamam-Ul-Haq, who feels the previous India all-rounder’s astute understanding of the game has actually helped the group tremendously.

“One aspect that people are not mentioning is Ravi Shastri. He started as off the team director and returned as the head coach, the experience and the video game sense he has I feel has helped the Indian group and its gamers a lot. Everybody has viewed him play; he was a big gamer for India, an excellent all-rounder,” Inzamam stated on his YouTube channel.

Shastri, 57, came on board as coach of the Indian cricket group in July of 2017 and following a successful tenure, during which India beat Australia in 2018-19 2-1 to reclaim the Border-Gavaskar trophy and reached the semi-final of the World Cup in 2019, was re-appointed in August 2019 until the 2021 T20 World Cup.

Inzamam mentioned that Shastri’s tremendous commentary abilities, through which he utilized to say the right things, is a feature of Shastri’s innate ability to have a grasp of situations and that the group owes him plenty for making sure that India did not dwell over the disappointment of Adelaide.

“I keep in mind when he used to do commentary, the kind of things he used to say and the eye for talent that he had, you might figure just how much understanding he had of the video game. That I believe has helped this Indian group a lot. He is a difficult campaigner and it appeared by the reality that in spite of the Adelaide fiasco, he ensured the team did not go down, and instead pulled them back up,” Inzamam included.