Jitesh Sharma said Yes, I had discussions with Rahul sir, when I was selected during the home season a few months back.
Jitesh Sharma on Rahul Dravid
“Yes, I had discussions with Rahul sir, when I was selected during the home season a few months back. He said ‘Jaise batting kar rahein ho, waise hi karte raho. Aur yehi dekh rahe hain hum future ke liye. Humein aise players hi chahiye is position ke liye.’ (The way you are batting, continue in the same vein. We are specifically looking for players like these for certain batting positions (Nos 5 and 6),”. Jitesh Sharma was quoted as saying by News18.
Interestingly, The Indian team will be lead by Ruturaj Gaikwad in the Asian games. India has already reached the quater finals for being highest ranked Asian cricket team. Along with Jithesh Sharma, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Tilak Varma, Rinku Singh, Mukesh Kumar and Prabhsimran Singh are part of this squad. However, the senior players will concentrate on the World Cup and One Day international matches.
Cricket is been part of Asian games two times in the year Guangzhou (2010) and Incheon (2014). Furthermore, Afghanistan are the runner up in both these year Asian games