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Rahul Dravid Biography

Rahul Dravid , born Rahul Sharad Dravid on 11 January 1973 to a Maratha family in Bangalore, is a former captain of the Indian Test and One Day International (ODI) teams. Popularly and formidably hailed as ‘The Wall’, Dravid is regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in cricketing history. His progress in to the national level has been a steady and methodical climb than a meteoric rise to the crème of the cricketing macrocosm. But once there, he wasted no time to prove his mettle and plant himself firmly at the vanguard of a new generation of players no longer weighed down by tradition but who brought their own idiosyncratic twist to the game. With an astounding record of over 13,000 runs in Test Cricket and 10,000 runs in ODI cricket, Rahul Dravid  become the first and only batsman to score a century in all 10 Test playing nations. He also holds the world record for the most number of catches in Test cricket. He was awarded the ICC player of the year and the Test player of the year at the inaugural awards ceremony held in 2004. Though he announced his retirement from both International and First Class Cricket in early 2012, he led the Rajasthan Royals in the 2012 and 2013  editions of the Indian Premier League.

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Five reasons why Wasim Akram is the King of Swing 
Five reasons why Wasim Akram is the King of Swing 
Akram was simply devastating on his day.
Dhoni's counsel, Tahir's generosity and Dravid's coaching: The fledgeling career of Rahul Chahar
Dhoni's counsel, Tahir's generosity and Dravid's coaching: The fledgeling career of Rahul Chahar
Sportskeeda caught up with promising leg-spinner Rahul Chahar and discussed his budding career in detail.
10 most iconic match-saving partnerships in Tests
10 most iconic match-saving partnerships in Tests
Laxman and Dravid's memorable stand in Kolkata makes the list.
6 best one-handed catches in ODI cricket 
6 best one-handed catches in ODI cricket 
6 magical one-handed stunners from ODI cricket history.
10 players who have scored 10000 or more runs in Test cricket
10 players who have scored 10000 or more runs in Test cricket
Sunil Gavaskar was the first cricketer to reach the landmark of 10000 Test runs, back in 1987.
5 best number three batsmen of all time
5 best number three batsmen of all time
Despite their impressive numbers, the likes of Virat Kohli and Joe Root miss out against some of the legends of the game.
Under-19 Asia Cup moved to Malaysia
Under-19 Asia Cup moved to Malaysia
The tournament was to be held in Bengaluru in November 2017.
Cheteshwar Pujara talks about Rahul Dravid's contribution in his comeback 
Cheteshwar Pujara talks about Rahul Dravid's contribution in his comeback 
The Saurashtra batsman learned a thing or to about making comebacks from the veteran batsman during his stint with the India A squad.
5 greatest players from Karnataka 
5 greatest players from Karnataka 
From Viswanath to Prasanna and to Dravid, the state has given many gems to the nation.
Sunil Gavaskar likens Cheteshwar Pujara to Rahul Dravid 
Sunil Gavaskar likens Cheteshwar Pujara to Rahul Dravid 
Gavaskar feels that Abhinav Mukund should make way for KL Rahul for the second Test between India and Sri Lanka.
India vs Sri Lanka Tests: 5 highest run-scorers
India vs Sri Lanka Tests: 5 highest run-scorers
Some great cricketers adorn the list.
Rahul Dravid will not travel with Team India on overseas tours
Rahul Dravid will not travel with Team India on overseas tours
Dravid's India-A and U-19 commitments will prevent him from touring with the Indian team.
My temperament is strong now, process matters more than the results: Shreyas Iyer
My temperament is strong now, process matters more than the results: Shreyas Iyer
The 22-year-old is on the cusp of the Indian team and believes he has it in him to make it big.
Rahul Dravid and Zaheer Khan's role in Indian team to be finalised on Tuesday
Rahul Dravid and Zaheer Khan's role in Indian team to be finalised on Tuesday
The confusion goes on.
BCCCI: Board of ‘Committees’ for Controlling Cricket in India?
BCCCI: Board of ‘Committees’ for Controlling Cricket in India?
Too many cooks spoil the broth. Too many committees...well...
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