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Born : January 11, 1973

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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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5 times India won an overseas Test despite conceding the first innings lead
5 times India won an overseas Test despite conceding the first innings lead
Looking at instances where India came from behind to win a Test match, away from home.
The poetry of the cover drive
The poetry of the cover drive
The cover drive is one of cricket's beautiful spectacles, and is a delectable treat for the fans of the sport.
India U-19 opener Shubman Gill recalls coach Rahul Dravid's “challenge”
India U-19 opener Shubman Gill recalls coach Rahul Dravid's “challenge”
The former India captain, now the coach of the Under-19 side, advised Gill to focus on grounded shots, and it worked wonders.
5 bowlers whose first Test wicket was Rahul Dravid
5 bowlers whose first Test wicket was Rahul Dravid
Interestingly, Dravid was out to rookie spinners on quite a few occasions.
Happy Birthday Rahul Dravid: They don't make them like you anymore
Happy Birthday Rahul Dravid: They don't make them like you anymore
We bow down to the cricketer he was, the values he represented, and the person he is.
Cricketing fraternity wishes Rahul Dravid a very happy birthday
Cricketing fraternity wishes Rahul Dravid a very happy birthday
The former right-hander turned 45 today.
Happy birthday, Mr. Dependable
Happy birthday, Mr. Dependable
On the occasion of his 45th birthday, here's a tribute to Rahul Dravid.
2018 U19 World Cup: Will Rahul Dravid find his pot of gold this time around?
2018 U19 World Cup: Will Rahul Dravid find his pot of gold this time around?
Dravid has been presented with another opportunity to win the all elusive crown.
PCB should have a coach like Rahul Dravid for the U-19 team: Ramiz Raja
PCB should have a coach like Rahul Dravid for the U-19 team: Ramiz Raja
Raja insisted that at the youth level identifying individual talent and preparing them for the future was more important.
Fast-tracked Pandya making most of rare talent: Dravid
Fast-tracked Pandya making most of rare talent: Dravid
Dravid said having fast bowling all-rounders was always a luxury for the Indian team.
Top 5 Test run-getters for India in South Africa
Top 5 Test run-getters for India in South Africa
As India's batting stars get ready for the African litmus test, here's remembering their five most prolific predecessors:
ISL 2017: Jamshedpur FC troll Bengaluru FC fans and Rahul Dravid after close win at Kanteerava Stadium
ISL 2017: Jamshedpur FC troll Bengaluru FC fans and Rahul Dravid after close win at Kanteerava Stadium
Jamshedpur FC managed to grab their second win of the season.
Sachin Saga: 5 ridiculously underrated players in Sachin Tendulkar's latest game
Sachin Saga: 5 ridiculously underrated players in Sachin Tendulkar's latest game
We take a look at some of the cricketers in Sachin Saga, who deserve a higher rating.
Sachin Saga: Sachin's newest game sees Rahul Dravid being rated the 18th best batsman
Sachin Saga: Sachin's newest game sees Rahul Dravid being rated the 18th best batsman
Rahul Dravid ranked lower than Clarke, Gayle in Sachin Saga.
I am more a failure than a success, says Rahul Dravid
I am more a failure than a success, says Rahul Dravid
The former Indian captain talked about the importance of handling failures in the right spirit.
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