Dubai: Team India's outgoing fielding coach Ramakrishnan Sridhar, ahead of his final stint with the national cricket team for the ICC T20 World Cup, thanked the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for allowing him to serve the national side.
Saying that he is fortunate to have coached and interacted with "amazingly talented cricketers", he added that every mistake made was a learning experience along the way.
Sridhar, the former Hyderabad left-arm spinner, whose tenure will end after the mega event in the UAE said that he had accomplished the job he had set out to do. The fielding coach on Monday took to Instagram to share his thoughts.
"I believe that I have accomplished my job with Passion, Sincerity Commitment and to the best of my abilities. Yes, occasional mistakes were made but every mistake was harnessed to make the team a better place," he wrote.
Sridhar also thanked his boss, the head coach Shastri as well as all the captains he worked with.
"A special thank you to Ravi Shastri official, an inspiring leader and mentor to whom I owe this. Also big thanks to the captains mahi7781 (Dhoni) and Virat Kohli for having sported their faith, trust and belief in me.
"I would also like to acknowledge the support of stand-in captains Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, all the players, coach Anil Kumble, Sanjay Bangar, Vikram Rathour especially senior coach Bharath Arun from whom I learnt so much & all other support staff for making this a wonderful journey." he further wrote
Head coach Ravi Shastri, bowling coach Bharath Arun and Sridhar will be leaving at the end of the T20 World Cup.