India's Support staff

Team India is in Australia for the  T20 World Cup. 16-members of the support staff have gone along with the players. They have the responsibility of winning the World Cup for India with their off the field contributions.

Rahul Dravid (head coach)

Rahul Dravid, who is called the wall of Team India, became the head coach in November 2021. He has coached the U-19 and India A teams. The T20 World Cup is his first big challenge.

Paras Mhambrey (Bowling coach)

Joining from Mumbai's domestic team, Paras has played as a fast bowler for India. Since 2016, he was a part of U-19 coaching staff with Dravid. 

Vikram Rathour
(Batting coach)

The former India opener has also been a part of the selection committee. He is the batting coach of India since the 2019 World Cup. His tenure so far has been praised.

T Dilip (Fielding coach)

Dilip was earlier a part of the National Cricket Academy. He has been with India A as well as with the Hyderabad Ranji team.

Soham Desai
(Strength coach)

He has been the strength and conditioning coach of the Indian team since joining the NCA in 2017.

Arun Kanade
(Massage Therapist)

He has been with the Indian team for almost 5 years. Earlier, he has been a part of IPL team RCB. He gets along well with Virat Kohli and other senior players.

Rajlakshmi Arora (Producer)

She is the producer responsible for uploading the videos and arranging the interviews of Indian players for the board's website.

Hari became a part of Team India's support staff after Dravid's appointment. Along with giving data on opponent teams to the coaches, they also tell about their weaknesses and strength.

Hari Mohan (Video analyst)

In 2020, he was with Punjab Kings. Then he was sent to Australia with the Indian team. Garani, from Bengal, was a medium pacer during his time.

Dayanand Garani
(Throwdown specialist)

He hails from Pune and is a General Physician. He has been a consultant to the erstwhile IPL team Rising Pune Super Giants and Puneri Paltan in Pro Kabaddi.

Dr. Charles Minz
(Team Doctor)

He was also India's mental conditioning coach from 2008 to 2011. Later he worked with Rajasthan Royals. At the behest of Dravid, he has come back with Team India.

Paddy Upton (Mental coach)

After Nitin Patel went to NCA, he became the chief physiotherapist for the team. Having worked with KKR in IPL., he decided not to play Bumrah in the World Cup.

Kamlesh Jain
(Head Physiotherapist)

It is his job to provide information related to the team during the World Cup. He also looks after the team's press conferences.

Maulin Parikh
(Media Manager)

This left-handed Sri Lankan was linked with Team India in 2018. Before 2018, he served as the fielding coach of the Sri Lankan team for nearly 10 years.

Nuwan Seneviratne
(Throwdown specialist)

He has worked with NCA and the U-19 team. He looks after workload management. At the same time, they also have to find solutions to the problems related to the bowlers.

Yogesh Parmar
(Assistant Physio)

He is a retired ACP of Mumbai. He has the responsibility of keeping the players away from unwanted people. Along with this, the issue of security related to the players is his responsibility.

Ravindra Doiphode
(Security Officer)

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