Rahul Dravid hit me for 3 fours and came for a discussion after match: Ex-West Indies pacer Tino Best
Best recalled a time when Dravid hit him for three fours on the trot in the early part of his international career.
Dravid said he was also "a little fortunate" that at the back end of his career, he was already in a captain-cum-coach role of IPL side Rajasthan Royals.
In the absence of the duo, India recorded their first Test series win Down Under in 2018-19.
Dravid said that everything from the way the game is played to celebrations to etiquette in the dressing room is going to be impacted.
Dravid also said that in pressure-cooker situations, not worrying about consequences can help players bring out the best in themselves.
The former India captain agrees that boys should play all three formats of the game and then figure the most suitable format of choice and continue their journey.
Dravid also said that Test cricket is a lot more draining than other formats of the game, and it possesses a real challenge for all the players.
Dravid has in the past addressed how mental health can be an issue at a very young age too and needs to be dealt with utmost professional care.
Dravid is the only player to be involved in two 300-plus ODI partnerships.
The incident had happened during a Test match between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground in 2008.
Ganguly has often said that he sees NCA as an academy of excellence and wants it to fulfill the needful duties.
Samit had scored 150 for Mallya Aditi International School, who had beaten Vivekananda School by a whopping 412 runs in KSCA's BTR Cup Under-14 tournament match in 2018.
Dravid, who is mentoring India's young cricketers in multiple roles, said stiff competition demands that players pay enough attention to their well-being.
After all, the Eden Gardens had around 60,000-odd fans in the stadium on the opening day of the second Test between India and Bangladesh on Friday.
Many factors need to be looked into to understand why Test cricket fails to attract crowds: Rahul Dravid
According to Dravid, providing spectators with basic things like toilets, seating, and car parking can play a role in making Test cricket popular.