Born: January 11, 1973, Indore, Madhya Pradesh
Nickname: The Wall, Jammy
Height: 5 ft 11 inch
Batting Style: Right-hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm offbreak
Major Teams: India, Scotland, Asia XI, ICC World XI, Karnataka, Kent, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Rajasthan Royals
Test Debut: June 20th 1996 v England
ODI Debut: 3rd April 1996 v Sri Lanka
Rahul Dravid also known as the Wall of Indian cricket is one of the most prolific batsman India have ever produced. He is the regular member of Indian team in test side since 1996. He was also appointed the captain of Indian cricket team in October 2005 and he resigned from the post in September 2007.
His team mates use to call him the wall because he has the ability to bat for longer duration as and when his team required. He is the second Indian batsman after Sachin Tendulkar to score more than 12000 runs in test cricket and fifth in the world to score that much of runs at international level.
His achievement in ODI’s is also phenomenal with more than 10000 runs to his name and on 14th February 2007, he became the sixth player in the history of ODI cricket to score more than 10000 runs and only third Indian after Sachin and Sourav Ganuly.
He is the first batsman to score test century against all 10 test playing nation. He also currently holds the record of most number of catches in test cricket with 191 catches to his name.
Till now he is going strong in test cricket and with his fitness he is still looking strong to play for more than two-three years from now on.
Rahul Dravid Cricket Statistics
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