Indian legend Rahul Dravid likely to mentor LSG for IPL 2024 season

Rahul Dravid
Rahul Dravid (image: BCCI)

The former cricketer Rahul Dravid is likely to take over the LSG club as Mentor before the IPL 2024.

Rahul Dravid likely to mentor LSG for IPL 2024

Rahul Dravid was appointed as the head coach for the Indian team on November 03, 2012 with a two year contract. With the contract expired, he has other options to work for in the future after India’s defeat in the World Cup 2023. India was one of the successful teams in the World Cup campaign but, suffered a defeat in the finals against Australia.

Following this defeat, the Indian head coach Rahul Dravid is reportedly set to join Lucknow Super Giants as a mentor for the upcoming IPL season 2024.

BCCI is planning to discuss with Dravid to know his future course of action, but he shown the hints of not seeking an extension of the contract with BCCI. Rahul Dravid is likely to spend time with his family which won’t be possible if he continues to head coach the Indian side. BCCI is looking to appoint the legendary batter VVS Laxman as the new head coach for the Indian team.

The former captain who previously worked with the IPL franchises Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capitals is unsure about the extension of the contract with BCCI to coach Indian team and could joins LSG as a mentor.

LSG franchise bid goodbye to Gautam Gambhir and is searching for new Mentor. The sources have revealed that Rahul Dravid is getting offers from LSG and there is a high chance for the legend to accept the deal.

Lucknow franchise made its IPL debut in 2022 and managed to qualify for the playoff in 2022 and 2023, but on both occasions, they suffered defeat in the eliminator match. LSG appointed Gambhir as mentor and Andy Flower as head coach in 2022 but after serving for two years. But they suffered defeat in the eliminators match.

LSG appointed Gautam Gambhir as mentor and Andy flower as the head coach for the season 2022, but after serving for two years they are set to join KKR and RCB respectively.

While Gambhir agreed to be mentor for KKR, Andy Flower was appointed as the head coach of RCB. LSG appointed former Australian head coach Justin Langer as a replacement. With only few months left before the IPL season 2024, LSG had replaced their head coach and looking forward to sign the contract with Indian legend Rahul Dravid.