"We have got to look at certain areas...": Rahul Dravid's take On India's Batting unit

India head coach Rahul Dravid admitted that India's batting depth is an issue in the shortest format after they lost the series 2-3 vs WI.

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India's head coach Rahul Dravid admitted failures in the batting department after the Indian team faced a series defeat against West Indies. Dravid, speaking at the post-match press conference on Sunday, said that "plenty of work needs to be put in order to solve the 'batting depth' puzzle that has troubled the Indian team for long." India's defeat against West Indies will lead to plenty of questions among critics and fans, especially considering the next T20 World Cup will be held in West Indies and the USA in 2024.

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Axar Patel, at No. 7, remains India's last batter. Arshdeep Singh, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, and Mukesh Kumar are all complete bowlers who can't score runs in required situations. In comparison, West Indies had Alzarri Joseph, a player who can hit big shots, coming in at No. 11.

"We are trying to do the best we possibly can...": Rahul Dravid's post-match reaction

"I think in terms of our squad here, probably it did not allow us the flexibility in some ways to be able to change the combinations a little bit. But I think going forward, we have got to look at certain areas in which we can get better. Finding depth in our batting has been an area we are trying to address. We are trying to do the best we possibly can but that is certainly an area we can look at, how we cannot weaken our bowling attack but ensure we have a certain amount of depth in batting," Rahul Dravid admitted.

"As these games are going on, and scores are becoming bigger and bigger if you look at West Indies, they had Alzarri Joseph coming in at No. 11 and he can hit a mean ball. So you have sides that have that depth. Obviously, we have some challenges on that front and we need to work on that. It's certainly something that this series has shown us and we need to build on that depth," he concluded.

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