Rahul Sharad Dravid is commonly known as Rahul Dravid who was born in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India on 11 January 1973. Dravid is a former Indian Captain and cricketer who is also known as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of Cricket. Currently, he is coaching U-19 and India A teams. Overall Rahul Dravid scored more than 25000 runs in International Cricket, second best after Sachin Tendulkar. He was also known as “Wall“, “The Great Wall“, and “Mr. Dependable” even one of the top listed Bowlers like Shoaib Akhtar, Shane Warne, Muralitharan, Danish Kinera, Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis, and others praised his batting. Shoaib Akhtar said that Rahul Dravid can play Cricket without having pads on his legs, it is a great compliment by a World Class Fast bowler.
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|Height (ft): 5ft 11 Inches|
|Height (m): 1.80 m|
|Height (cm): 180 cm|
Rahul the wall was named one of the finest and best players of the world and included in top 5 Cricketer of the year by Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack in 2000. He represented Karnataka in under-15, under-17, and under-19 levels and play an essential role in batting side. He was the first international non-Australian cricketer to deliver Bradman Oration in Canberra. Rahul Dravid enrolled his name in the list of “Most Runs in Test Cricket” after Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting, and Jacques Kallis on December 2016 and became the fourth batsman in the world. He also became the first batsman to score hundred against each Test-playing country in 2004 when he scored a 100 against Bangladesh in Chittagong.
- He holds the record of maximum catches in Test Cricket as non-wicket-keeper – 210 catches
- Scored 100 against each Test Playing country
- Never got a golden duck in 286 Test Innings
- The highest number of balls faced – 31258