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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.

Rahul Dravid Latest News & Articles

5 greatest exponents of the cover drive
5 greatest exponents of the cover drive
Here are five legendary batsmen who played the cover drive to perfection.
India's 5 biggest defeats under Rahul Dravid's captaincy
India's 5 biggest defeats under Rahul Dravid's captaincy
Here are some of the most painful losses in Dravid's captaincy career.
5 forgotten victories of India under Rahul Dravid's captaincy
5 forgotten victories of India under Rahul Dravid's captaincy
Here are five underrated victories in Dravid's captaincy career.
ISL 2017: Bengaluru FC unveil Rahul Dravid as brand ambassador in video
ISL 2017: Bengaluru FC unveil Rahul Dravid as brand ambassador in video
They also made an offical announcement on their website.
Thrilled to have Rahul Dravid's support, Nepal coach exults after beating India in U-19 Asia Cup
Thrilled to have Rahul Dravid's support, Nepal coach exults after beating India in U-19 Asia Cup
The legendary batsman offers another glimpse into his remarkably humble nature.
Nepal stun India in U-19 Asia Cup
Nepal stun India in U-19 Asia Cup
India and Nepal are now with two points each from two matches.
Rahul Dravid says no to yo-yo tests for India U-19 team
Rahul Dravid says no to yo-yo tests for India U-19 team
The India U-19 coach believes that players at the junior levels should focus more on honing their batting and bowling skills.
5 life lessons we can all learn from Rahul Dravid
5 life lessons we can all learn from Rahul Dravid
A quick look at some of the lessons one could learn from Rahul Dravid's career
Rahul Dravid cautions youngsters against copying Virat Kohli, says everyone must be true to themselves
Rahul Dravid cautions youngsters against copying Virat Kohli, says everyone must be true to themselves
The legendary batsman implores youngsters to not follow what he considers Kohli's brash personality.
Anil Kumble's exit was an unfortunate episode, feels Rahul Dravid
Anil Kumble's exit was an unfortunate episode, feels Rahul Dravid
Dravid expressed disappointment at the manner in which Kumble was made to quit as India coach.
Change in bat size will have an impact on the game: Dravid
Change in bat size will have an impact on the game: Dravid
Batsmen like David Warner will now be forced to change his bat so as to comply with the new rules.
5 iconic bowler-fielder combinations
5 iconic bowler-fielder combinations
A look at some fielders who partnered exceptionally with a particular bowler
Rahul Dravid - The Method To Minimal Madness
Rahul Dravid - The Method To Minimal Madness
A tribute to the great man.
India U-19 squad for Asia Cup 2017 announced
India U-19 squad for Asia Cup 2017 announced
Led by Himanshu Rana, the side will aim to make India the first country to win the title four times.
Top 10 slip fielders of all time
Top 10 slip fielders of all time
10 best slip fielders of all time.
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