Concurrently, Rahul Dravid also won only one Test series at home, which was against Sri Lanka. [190], In July 2014, he played for the MCC side in the Bicentenary Celebration match at Lord's. Ajiyt Agarkar came on and took 6/41 as India needed a target of 230. [181] When Dravid joined Laxman in the middle on the third day of the Test, with scoreboard reading 232/4 and India still needing 42 runs to avoid an innings defeat, another convincing win for Australia looked inevitable. [94] Dravid once again staged a record breaking partnership worth 318 runs – the first ever three hundred run partnership in ODI history – but this time with Sourav Ganguly, guiding India to a 157-run win. Dravid scored 222 runs in the first innings and 73 runs in the second innings receiving a man of the match award for his efforts. The idea was that making Dravid keep wickets allowed India to accommodate an extra specialist batsman. On the fourth morning, Dravid got injured while fielding at the same position when the ball from Jayawardene's pull shot hit his face through the helmet grill. [45][56] The hundred came in a losing cause. He also monitors the progress of India A and India under-19 cricket teams. [38] He scored a run-a-ball hundred in the first match of the bilateral ODI series that earned him his third Man of the Match award in ODIs. He drew criticism for not being able to adjust his style of play to the needs of ODI cricket, his lack of attacking capability and play big strokes. He has also spent 44152 minutes at the crease, which is … [7], Born in a Marathi family and brought up in Bangalore, he started playing cricket at the age of 12 and later represented Karnataka at the under-15, under-17 and under-19 levels. [45][55] Dravid's performance in this Test earned him his first Man of the Match award in Test cricket. Dravid was honoured as one of the top-five Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 2000. He has scored a total of 10524 runs in 219 Test innings at an average of 52.88 at this position, with 28 centuries and 50 fifties. Dravid contributed to Kent's county campaign not just with the bat but also with his fielding and bowling taking 14 catches and 4 wickets at an average of 32.00. He has more than 10,000 ODI runs to his name but it is Test matches that Dravid was the most effective. [148] This was Dravid's only wicket in Test cricket. [225] Vijeta Pendharkar is also from Deshastha Brahmin community as Dravid. [41] He soon came into his own, top-scoring for India in two consecutive limited-overs series – the Singapore Challenge, the highlight being a hundred in the Final coming in a lost cause,[101][102] and the DMC Cup, the highlight being a match winning effort (77 runs, 4 catches) in the series decider for which he received man-of-the-match award. Again opening the batting in place of Gambhir, he scored an unbeaten 146 out of India's total of 300, carrying his bat through the innings. For me, growing up, I dreamt of playing for India. Be it the number of balls faced or time spent at the crease, the number of catches held or other partnership records, Dravid has several different records to his name. 3 position in the absence of injured Laxman, Dravid top scored for India in the ensuing 3-Test series as well with 235 runs at an average of 47.00. In his 2nd game for Kent, Dravid scored a fluid 182 propelling them to an innings and 163 runs victory over the touring Zimbabwe side. Dravid was involved in two of the largest partnerships in ODIs: a 318-run partnership with Sourav Ganguly, the first pair to combine for a 300-run partnership, and then a 331-run partnership with Sachin Tendulkar, which is a world record. [100], Dravid's post-World Cup campaign started on a poor note with just 40 runs coming in 4 games of Aiwa Cup in August 1999. [74] He emerged as the highest scorer of the series with 220 runs in five matches at an average of 44.00 and a strike rate of 68.53. [94], Dravid kick-started his post World Cup Test season with a decent outing against New Zealand in the 3-match home series. Rahul Dravid has been sponsored by several brands throughout his career including Reebok (1996 – present),[228] Pepsi (1997 present),[229] Kissan (Unknown),[230] Castrol (2001 – present),[231] Hutch [34] However, Dravid's first full season was in 1991–92, when he scored two centuries and finished up with 380 runs at an average of 63.30,[35] getting selected for the South Zone cricket team in the Duleep Trophy. [153] As the conditions became more and more conducive for batting, the Indian batsmen piled on England's misery. [41] He played as India's designated keeper in the ODI series but didn't contribute much with the bat in the 2–1 series win. Dravid announced retirement from Twenty20 after playing the 2013 Champions League Twenty20 in Sept.-Oct 2013. [91] Dravid put up a partnership of 237 runs with Sachin Tendulkar against Kenya at Bristol – a World Cup record – and in the process hit his maiden World Cup hundred, helping India to a 94-run victory. Dravid holds a unique record of never getting out for a Golden duck in the 286 Test innings which he has played. Rahul Dravid kept wickets during his school days, which helped him become one of the best slip fielders for India. [121][124], Dravid and Laxman played out the remaining time on the third day and whole of the fourth day, denying Australia any wicket on Day 4. 1. Rahul Dravid as the captain: Achievements 1. [75] He won his first ODI Man of the Match award for the 46 runs scored in the low scoring third game of the series. He has faced 31258 balls, which is the highest number of balls faced by any player in test cricket. He scored 162 in the drawn Second test to end the series with an average of 432.00 – highest batting average by an Indian in a series across all formats. 3) He shares a record with Sachin Tendulkar, as the duo have scored more runs in a partnership than any other pair of batsmen in history - a whooping 6,920 runs including 20 century partnerships. [126], Dravid scored 81 runs in the first innings of the Third Test and took 4 catches in the match as India defeated Australia at Chennai in a nail biting finish to clinch the series 2–1. The talks finally materialized and Dravid made his county debut for Kent in April 2000. Rahul Dravid played for Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2008, 2009 and 2010. [128] This was only the third instance of a team winning a Test after following-on and India became the 2nd team to do so. [8][9] In December 2011, he became the first non-Australian cricketer to deliver the Bradman Oration in Canberra.[10]. Wright argued that Dravid had been trying to apply saliva to the ball when parts of a losenge he had been chewing stuck to the ball; Dravid then tried to wipe it off. [180] However, he came back brilliantly in the fourth and final match at The Oval. [135] He top scored for India in the series with 259 runs from seven matches at an average of 51.80 and a strike rate of 59.81. Patil recalled years later:[44]. [41] He followed it up with another failure in the next game scoring just four runs before getting run out against Pakistan. Dravid played for the Indian cricket team with Sachin Tendulkar as his peer. [191], Dravid had always been keen on further honing his batting skills in testing English conditions by playing in county cricket. [41] However, his effort of 51 runs from 71 balls in the Fourth ODI came in India's victory and earned him his second Man of the Match award of the series. Both the matches ended in a draw. He was adjudged man of the match for his match winning knock. [41][107] His career best effort in ODIs came in this series in the second game at Hyderabad where he scored run-a-ball 153 runs which included 15 fours and two sixes. In July 2000, Kent's away match against Hampshire at Portsmouth was billed as a showdown between two great cricketers- Warne and Dravid. Rahul Sharad Dravid (/ˌrəhuːl drəvɪd/ (listen); born 11 January 1973) is a former Indian cricketer and captain of the Indian national team. [41][66] Dravid topped the runs table for the series with 321 runs from two matches at an average of 107.00 but could not prevent India from losing the series 0–1. India thrillingly achieved their 328 target with just 18 balls left on the final day to win the four-Test series 2-1, the highest successful run chase at Australia's "Fortress Gabba", where the hosts had been unbeaten for 32 years. The highlight for Dravid was 75 runs scored in the tough fourth innings chase of the Second Test – a crucial contribution to India's first Test win in Sri Lanka since 1993 despite the absence of key players like Tendulkar, Laxman, Srinath and Kumble. [54] He was promoted to the no. Bruised ribs, torn hamstring [50] He also kept wickets in the final two ODIs of the series effecting 3 stumpings. In these 21 matches, Dravid has piled up an astonishing 2,571 runs at a record … [154] Indians declared the innings on 628/8 and then bowled England out twice to register their first test victory in England since 1986. 'The fortress' could also describe Rahul. [95] Dravid scored 145 runs from 129 balls with 17 fours and a six, becoming the second batsman in World Cup history to hit back-to-back hundreds. When I look back, I probably exceeded my expectations with what I have done over the last 10 to 12 years. Coming in to bat at 15/2, Dravid faced 295 balls scoring 137 runs – his maiden hundred in county championships. The other Indians who have 6000 plus runs include Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid. [14] Dravid holds a unique record of never getting out for a Golden duck in the 286 Test innings which he has played. [108] In 1999, Dravid scored 1761 runs in 43 ODIs at an average of 46.34 and a strike rate of 75.16 including 6 hundreds and 8 fifties and featured in two 300+ partnerships. Rahul Dravid is the first batsman to have scored centuries in all 10 Test cricket playing nations. In the second innings, Laxman, who had scored a fine fifty in the first innings, was promoted to no. His ability to gauge where exactly his off-stump was and leave the balls pitched outside the off-stump alone, are attributes that enabled him to occupy the crease for such long durations. After India failed to qualify for the final of the DLF Cup, Dravid, the skipper, was criticised by former all-rounder Ravi Shastri who said that he was not assertive enough and let Greg Chappell make too many decisions. He was born in Indore, Madhya Pradesh in a Marathi family. I remember when I was 50 not out at the end of the day ... walking back to the hotel with Srinath and I knew somehow that this was probably a very significant innings. India won the match by 171 runs. 2) He has been involved in the maximum number of fifty and hundred partnerships - 126 partnerships of 50+ runs and 88 partnerships of 100+ runs. On a dustbowl, tailor-made to suit home team spinners, Warne took 4 wickets but could not take the all important wicket of Dravid. [41] He was the last man out for 233 runs as India conceded a marginal first innings lead of 33 runs to Australia. There was too much negativity surrounding Indian cricket marred by match fixing controversy. He appeared in the 2012 Indian Premier League as captain of the Rajasthan Royals. Batting at no. He became the first Indian to score triple century in test with a score of 309.[212]. Once again, though, his efforts were in vain as India lost the match, completing a 0–4 whitewash. Dravid scored two fifties in the series but the highlight was his fifty against New Zealand in the ninth match that came in just 22 balls – second fastest fifty by an Indian. India had a dream run in the 2016 edition that was played in India emerged as the winners of the series beating England in the Final – their first victory after nine consecutive defeats in one-day finals. [157] Dravid contributed to India's successful campaign with 120 runs at an average of 60.00 and five dismissals behind the wicket. [41] Dravid was fined half his match fee for applying cough lozenge on the ball during a match in the series against Zimbabwe – an act that was claimed to be an innocent mistake by coach John Wright.[171]. Rahul Dravid has had a mixed record when leading India in Tests. Because once, Dravid was set, you needed the bowling equivalent of a dozen cannon firing all at once to blast him down, Indian Premier League and Champions League, University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering, St Joseph's College of Business Administration, Standard Bank International One-Day Series 1996/97, Learn how and when to remove this template message, List of international cricket centuries by Rahul Dravid, "Is Rahul Dravid the greatest middle-order batsman of all time? I told him he will be playing. Dravid didn't contribute much with the bat. [37] So much so, that when the selectors announced the Indian team for the 1996 World Cup sans Dravid, an Indian daily newspaper carried a headline – "Rahul Dravid gets a raw deal". India, however, lost the last match to lose the series 3–4. He scored a patient 180 and along with VVS Laxman, was involved in a match-winning partnership of 376 runs. [108][109], India toured Australia in December 1999 for a 3-match test series and a triangular ODI tournament. Rahul Dravid (233) and VVS Laxman (148) got India to 523 all out. Chasing 230, Dravid anchored the chase with 72 not out. In their last county game of the season, Kent needed one bonus point to prevent themselves from being relegated to the Second Division. [131][132] In the ensuing triangular ODI series, he aggregated 121 runs from 5 matches at an average of 40.33 and a strike rate of 101.68,[133] the highlight being an unbeaten 72 off 64 balls, while chasing a target of 235 against Zimbabwe in the 3rd match of the series, guiding India to a 4-wicket win with four balls to spare. Uncharacteristically, Dravid was the faster of the two scoring 116 of 118 deliveries. [142][143], By the end of the South African tour, Dravid had started experiencing problem in his right shoulder. Some of the significant ones are listed below: 1) He has the highest number of partnership runs in history - a record 32,039. [53] Dravid, batting at no. The duo, in 42.4 overs, scrapped their way for a 62-run stand, which certainly would have made Rahul Dravid proud on his 48th birthday. This day that year: When Virender Sehwag and Rahul Dravid fell shy of shattering a 50-year-old record by 3 runs India cricket legends Virender Sehwag and Rahul Dravid on this day fifteen years ago shared a 410-run opening stand in Lahore, a moment which later saw the crowd give them an … When the Indians walked out to bat at the Adelaide … Dravid captained Indian Test Team for the first time in the second game of the series at Mohali in the absence of Ganguly. [203] Dravid averages 66.34 runs in Indian Test victories. It is why I leave with sadness but also with pride, You cannot give him any bad balls or anything to get off strike... just pressure him early in the right spot. – Legendary Australian spinner Shane Warne, December 2008[208], After reaching 10,000 Test runs milestone, he said, "It's a proud moment for sure. [154] They played cautiously, taking body blows on a pitch with uneven bounce. And now for the first time you can enjoy it with a fantastic background music. [citation needed] In the beginning, he was known as a defensive batsman who should be confined to Test cricket, and was dropped from the ODI squad due to a low strike rate. Dravid played a brisk knock of 41 runs from 49 balls, including 5 fours and a six, while chasing a target of 63 runs. [116] Dravid scored 85 runs in a match against Zimbabwe in the 2000–01 Coca-Cola Champions Trophy while opening the innings but was forced to miss the rest of the tournament because of an injury. The highlights for him included – hitting a hundred with a swollen jaw and helping India avoid the follow-on in the process at Georgetown in the drawn First Test;[146] contributing with a fifty and four catches to India's victory in the Second Test at Port of Spain – India's first Test victory in West Indies since 1975–76;[41][147] and another fifty in the drawn Fourth Test with a wicket to boot – that of Ridley Jacobs who was batting on 118. [citation needed] He also played as wicket-keeper. [78] Dravid's maiden ODI hundred came in a losing cause in the 1997 Pepsi Independence Cup against Pakistan in Chennai. [28], Dravid made his Ranji Trophy debut in February 1991, while still attending college. Ajit Agarkar then bagged 6-41 to limit the Aussie second innings to 196. [59] With this series, Dravid concluded a successful 1996/97 Test season, topping the international runs chart with 852 runs from 12 matches at an average of 50.11 with six fifties and one hundred. Rahul Dravid (India vs England, The Oval 2007) 12 runs from 96 balls, Strike Rate: 12.50 Rahul Dravid in action against England in a Test match Rahul Dravid is widely considered to … [207] While he has no pretensions to being a bowler, Dravid often kept wicket for India in ODIs. Dependable, 1999 – CEAT International Cricketer of the World Cup, 2000 – Dravid was one of the five cricketers selected as, 2004 – ICC Test Player of The Year, ICC Cricketer of The Year, Children's Movement for Civic Awareness (CMCA), UNICEF Supporter and AIDS Awareness Campaign, A collection of articles, testimonials and interviews related to Dravid was released by ESPNcricinfo following his retirement. 6 position. In 2001, due to temporary loss of form, he was asked to bat at No.6 in the Kolkata Test against Australia. On 7 September 2004, he was awarded the inaugural Player of the year award and the Test player of the year award by the International Cricket Council (ICC). [50][156], India jointly shared the 2002 ICC Champions Trophy with Sri Lanka. He was just five runs short of a landmark debut hundred when he nicked a Lewis delivery to the keeper and walked even before umpire's decision. Dravid has scored nearly 25,000 runs in international cricket and is widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket. info) (born 11 January 1973) is a former Indian cricketer and captain of the Indian Test and One Day International teams. 1st Cricketer to Score Centuries in all 10 Test Playing Countries He also took the important catch of threatening Inzamam-ul-Haq, who was batting on 122, as India went on to win the match by five runs. [204] and 50.69 runs in ODIs. Rahul Dravid: 2,143 runs in 32 Tests. [31] Dravid scored a century for his school team. Dravid soon perished getting run out for 180 while trying to force the pace. The defeat in Mumbai was arguably the result of Dravid's decision to bowl first on a flat dry pitch, which later deteriorated and ended with an Indian collapse in the run chase. Dravid's 196 ball long resistance finally ended when he got out bowled to Warne for 39 runs. Dravid is the fourth-highest run scorer in Test Cricket. [45][56] He ended as the top scorer of the series with 309 runs from five games at an average of 77.25 and a strike rate of 84.65. In all, he scored 461 runs in the four matches at an average of 76.83 with three hundreds. Dravid was the best person to have in the slip fielding position when the attack was led by spinners. His best effort of the series came in the second innings of the First test at Mohali scoring 144, helping India salvage a draw after being bowled out for 83 runs in the First innings. His first century came against South Africa in 1996-97 Series at Wanderers, Johannesburg, where he scored a masterly 148 against the bowling attack of Allan Donald and others. [105] By now, Dravid had started to keep wickets on an infrequent basis with India fielding him as designated wicket-keeper in five out of 10 ODIs played in the three events. He is not like the other guys who love scoring off every ball, and there is no real weakness in his game either. Dravid's sole Test wicket was of Ridley Jacobs in the fourth Test match against the West Indies during the 2001–2002 series. However, India lost the best-of-three finals to Australia 2–0. They started on a poor note losing their first wicket in the first over with no runs on the scoreboard. India cricket legends Virender Sehwag and Rahul Dravid on this day fifteen years ago shared a 410-run opening stand in Lahore, a moment which later saw the crowd give them an standing ovation. [153][154] Dravid scored a double hundred in the drawn Fourth Test to notch up his second consecutive man of the match award of the series. [149][150] Dravid played as designated keeper in six out of seven matches effecting nine dismissals (6 catches, 3 stumpings) – most by a keeper in the series. India vs Australia 4th Test: Fans laud Rahul Dravid The credit for India's victory in the 4th Test could be given to the likes of Shubman Gill, Rishabh Pant, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Siraj and Washington Sundar who performed exceptionally well in the match. [92] India's designated keeper Mongia left the field at the end of 9th over during Kenyan innings, forcing Dravid to keep the wickets for the rest of the innings. VVS Laxman recalled Rahul Dravid's reaction after Sourav Ganguly was run out in the famous 2003 Adelaide Test Dravid scored a double century to help India beat Australia in the 2nd Test Riding on Dravid's double ton, India won the 2003 Adelaide Test by 6 wickets It is the second-highest aggregate for an Indian batsman in Test cricket after [33] He followed it up with a century against Bengal and three successive centuries after. Vihari played a whopping 161 balls for his knock of 23 runs in the match while Ashwin partnered him efficiently with an innings of 128-ball 39. 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