Dravid shows his presence of mind during rain stoppage in 2nd T20I
The India v Sri Lanka 2nd T20I turned out to be a close affair with teams going neck to neck at the business end of the match. While the spinners were bowling, India looked to have an edge. But skilful batting from DhananjayaD Silva, Hasaranga and Karunaratne kept Sri Lanka in the hunt.
With 2 overs to go, suddenly rain started to fall. As the groundsmen were getting ready to bring in the covers, the camera was focus on the pavilion steps. Rahul Dravid was seen coming down with a piece of paper in his hand. And handed over to the 12th man to be passed on to the Indian captain. Dravid shows his presence of mind during rain stoppage in 2nd T20I.
At the end of the 18th over India were 3 runs ahead of Sri Lanka. As per the Duckworth Lewis method.
However, the rains immediately stopped and the match resumed for the last two overs. And Sri Lanka duly won with 2 balls to go.
The whole little incident above gave an impression of the proactive nature of Rahul Dravid the coach. Who was ready with the DLS calculations for his captain. As soon as it was getting require due to the brief rain stoppage