Former India skipper Rahul Dravid turned 48 on Monday and followers took to social media to want the previous India captain on his big day. Together with their needs, followers had been fast to publish fascinating stats from his superb enjoying profession. There have been others who appreciated Dravid for his immense contribution to Indian cricket — be it as a batsman, part-time wicketkeeper or Indian skipper.
Dravid had a unbelievable profession in each ODIs and Assessments as he completed his profession with over 10,000 runs every in each codecs. In 164 Assessments, Dravid notched up 13,288 runs at an outstanding common of 52.31 with 36 a whole lot and 63 fifties. Whereas in 344 ODI, the ‘Wall’ had 10,889 runs at a median of 39.16 with 12 a whole lot and 83 fifties.
Former Indian batsman VVS Laxman, who shared some memorable partnerships with Dravid, took to Twitter to ship his “heat needs to a particular good friend”. The duo shared one of the crucial memorable partnerships on the iconic Eden Gardens as India defeated Australia after they’d enforced a follow-on.
“Heat birthday needs to a particular good friend with whom I shared loads of great reminiscences and who continues to encourage us. Wishing you a really particular birthday and a beautiful 12 months forward Rahul,” Laxman tweeted.
Heat birthday needs to a particular good friend with whom I shared loads of great reminiscences and who continues to encourage us. Wishing you a really particular birthday and a beautiful 12 months forward Rahul. pic.twitter.com/S3hWufvD9r
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) January 11, 2021
Cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle additionally handed his birthday greetings to Dravid. “A really glad birthday to Rahul Dravid. Good day to have you ever batting!” Bhogle wrote on Twitter.
A really glad birthday to Rahul Dravid. Good day to have you ever batting!
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) January 10, 2021
Dravid, at present heads the Nationwide Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru, was a nice fielder as nicely and holds the report of most variety of catches (210) within the outfield within the longest format.
He was bestowed with the Arjuna award — nation’s second highest sporting honour — in 1998, whereas he acquired the nation’s second and third highest civilian honour Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan in 2004 and 2013 respectively. He was additionally the recipient of the ICC Cricketer of the Yr award in 2004.