Rahul Dravid Biography
Rahul Sharad Dravid, born on January 11, 1973 in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, Rahul is an Indian cricketer, He has been a regular member of the Indian cricket Team since 1996. He was appointed as the captain of the Indian cricket Team in october 2005 and resigned from the post in September 2007. Dravid was honoured as one of the top-five Wisden cricketers of the year in 2000. Dravid was also awarded the ‘ICC Player of the Year’ and ‘Test player of the year’ at the inaugural awards ceremony held in 2004. Dravid also holds the record of having taken the most number of catches in Test cricket.
On August 7, 2011 after getting a surprise call to play in ODI series against England, he declared his retirement from One Day Internationals and T20s. Popularly hailed as “ The Wall of Indian Cricket’, Dravid is regarded by many to be one of the greatest batsmen in the history of the game.
“Words from Jammy’s wife show his humility and greatness.”Rahul Dravid
Dravid holds multiple cricketing records. He is the second Indian batsman, after Sachin Tendulkar, and the third international player to reach 12,000 runs in Test cricket. On February 14, 2007, he became the sixth player Overall and the third Indian ( after Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly ), to score 10,000 runs in ODI cricket in the cricketing history.
He is the first and only batsman to score a century in all ten Test playing nations. With more than 200 catches, Dravid currently holds the world record for the most number of catches in Test cricket.
Dravid has been involved in more than 80 century partnerships With 18 different partners and has been involved in 19 century partnership With Sachin Tendulkar-a World record .
Personal Life of Rahul Dravid
Rahul Dravid is married to Vijeta Pendharkar on 4 May 2003. They have two children, Samit, born in 2005 and Anvay, born in 2009.
Some Basic Information About Rahul Dravid
Name: Rahul Sharad Dravid
Nick Name: The Wall, The Great Wall,
Famous As: Indian Cricketer
Birthday: January 11, 1973
Born In: Indore, Madhya Pradesh India
Age: 45 Years
Wife: Vijeta Pendharkar
Father Name: Sharad Dravid
Mother Name: Pushpa
Children: Samit And Anvay
Net Worth: $75 Million