Team India’s newly appointed Head Coach Rahul Dravid has reportedly paid INR 35,000 to the ground’s men of the Green Park Stadium in Kanpur.
After five days of play, no winner has been found in the first test between India and New Zealand. The visitors displayed an showed some amazing resistance towards the end as they drew the match against Team India. They stood firm on the pitch and did not allow India to take the last wicket of the game.
Tail enders Rachin Ravindra and Ajax Patel displayed excellent resistance late on Day 5 and defended the final five overs of the game with ease.
Earlier in February, when England visited India to play the four match test series, there was a lot of foul cries over the pitches, which was alleged to assist the Indian spinners predominantly. India eventually won the that test series by 3-1.
However, in the first test against NZ the pitch played a very important role as it provided help for the spinner even in the last day of the test match.
The pitch was a proper one as it helped the batsmen like Shreyas Iyer, Tom Latham and Will Young score runs. It was also helpful for bowlers like Tim Southee, Axar Patel and Ravindra Jadeja.
Rahul Dravid who is renowned for doing things in his way, has yet again shown the world World why his heart is very different from others. He paid a sum of INR 35,000 to the groundsmen which is a very beautiful gesture from the former cricketer.
The news came out after Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association made an announcement that Dravid has donated the sum to support the groundsmen.
“We would like to make an official announcement. As reported by news agency PTI, Mr Rahul Dravid has paid Rs 35,000 personally to our groundsmen,” the state association board announced in the press box after the match.