”Parthiv Patel says “India has so many capable coaches, I don’t see the need for overseas coaches”-cricgen

Former wicketkeeper Parthiv Patel believes that India boasts of a wealth of talented coaches and sees no need to look outside its borders for a new head coach.
“There are many coaches from NCA who have joined the Indian team, I don’t see the need for overseas coaches,” Parthiv said at the launch of the Legends Intercontinental T20 league on Thursday.
“India has so many capable coaches. Every other year our U-19 team wins the World Cup, the India A team does well in overseas tours. They are trained by Indians, so why do we need external trainers? Chandrakant Pandit is a huge example,” he added.
National Cricket Academy (NCA) chief VVS Laxman has regularly lined up for Dravid.
“We have seen that when Rahul Bhai is the coach, Laxman bhai stands in for him. Although it is not just the two coaches but other NCA coaches as well,” said Parthiv.

Former India Opener Gautam Gambhir, who is currently with Kolkata Knight Riders as a team mentor, has emerged as the frontrunner to succeed Dravid as such renowned overseas coaches a

s Australians Ricky Ponting and Justin Langer and Zimbabwean Andy Flower have ruled out. claim.

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