[48][87] He top scored for India in the tournament,[88] though his last ODI innings before the World Cup was a golden duck against Pakistan, in the Final of the series. His nickname of 'The Wall' in Reebok advertisements is now used as his nickname. [19][20], In 2014, Rahul Dravid joined the GoSports Foundation, Bangalore as a member of their board of advisors. [86] This was his first wicket in international cricket. He didn't come out to bat in the second innings due to the injury. [135][137][138], Dravid had decent success in Standard Bank tri-series on South Africa tour, scoring 214 runs (including 3 fifties) at an average of 53.50 and a strike rate of 71.81. [198][199], Dravid was known for his technique, and has been one of the best batsmen for the Indian cricket team. Visit IPLT20.com the official IPLT20 website for minute-to-minute LIVE updates. [163][164] India eventually lost the Final to Australia ending as runner-up in the tournament. [13] As of October 2012, he holds the record for the most catches taken by a player (non-wicket-keeper) in Test cricket, with 210. [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. In July 2018, Dravid became the fifth Indian cricketer to be inducted into ICC Hall of Fame. The wide variety of pitches and weather conditions in England and a full season of intense county cricket against professional cricketers gave him a chance to further his cricketing education and learn things about his game. [45][46] Dravid scored 95 runs before getting out to the bowling of Chris Lewis. He is the reason because of whom Rahul Dravid doesn't coach any IPL team. Can we take a moment to thank Rahul Dravid for all that he's doing for Indian Cricket? Vihari, who played most of the second innings with a hamstring injury that didn't even allow him to run, revealed that he got an appreciation message from the great Rahul Dravid after the match. [174] This was the first time that Australians were 0-1 down in a home series since 1994. Ever since Dravid declined to … Rahul Dravid was top contender for Team India's head coach post but he chose family, reveals Vinod Rai “I thought it was a good place to start and took it up and I’ve really enjoyed it since. He will be a great candidate but it depends on what the BCCI thinks is the best fit for the Indian cricket team and also depends on what the captain wants. Dravid scored 73 not out in the 2nd innings guiding Kent to a six wicket victory as Warne went wicketless. Dravid himself had been struggling to score runs in Tests for quite some time now. [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". Rahul Dravid, who has come up against the Super Kings both as captain and coach, put down the team's success to a combination of their use of data and Dhoni's instincts. [64], The Zimbabwe tour was followed by a tour to New Zealand. 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). The resilience that the youngsters have shown had shades of The Wall. [50] He also kept wickets in the final two ODIs of the series effecting 3 stumpings. Panesar Dravid captained India in the first two tests in the absence of injured Ganguly and led India to their first-ever Test victory in Pakistan. While Tendulkar was admittedly disappointed, any rumours of rift between him and Dravid were quashed by both the cricketers and the team management, who claimed that the matter had been discussed and sorted amicably behind closed doors. Visit IPLT20.com the official IPLT20 website for minute-to-minute LIVE updates. The talks finally materialized and Dravid made his county debut for Kent in April 2000. [151] He also did well with the bat aggregating 245 runs at an average of 49.00 including three fifties. 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Around the end of his international career, he was already in a captain-cum-coach role with Rajasthan Royals. His 117 though, again came in a losing cause, as a collapse of 6 wickets for 21 runs in the first innings led to a massive defeat by 319 runs. [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. 3 slot again in the second innings of the Second Test, a move that paid rich dividends in the ensuing Test. [158] Dravid did well in the subsequent bilateral 7-match ODI series aggregating 300 runs at an average of 75.00 and a strike rate of 89.82 including one hundred and two fifties. India won the match by 171 runs. In the absence of suspended Ganguly, Dravid captained the side in the 4th match leading them to their first victory of the series. First Test having been abandoned without a ball being bowled,[65] the series started for Dravid with the first duck of his Test career in the first innings of the Second Test and ended with hundreds in both the innings of the Third Test in Hamilton. [117] The ensuing test series against Zimbabwe was John Wright's first assignment as Indian coach. [32] Playing alongside future India teammates Anil Kumble and Javagal Srinath against Maharashtra in Pune, he scored 82 runs in the match, which ended in a draw. [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. [180] However, he came back brilliantly in the fourth and final match at The Oval. He had discussed about the prospects regarding the same with John Wright, the former New Zealand cricketer and incumbent Kent coach, during India's 1998–99 tour of New Zealand. [121] Ganguly declared the innings at 657/7, setting Australia a target of 384 runs with 75 overs left in the match. You have just got to bowl well to him early on because he gets himself really set for a big innings once he is in, Indian people love to give their cricket heroes a nickname. I just feel a lot more satisfying to be involved in the coaching side of things. [165] Dravid contributed to India's campaign with 318 runs at an average of 63.60 and 16 dismissals (15 catches, 1 stumping). However, the Indian team showed great character and determination to come out all guns blazing with the limited resources at their disposal to ensure a memorable victory. [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. Match referee Clive Lloyd adjudged the application of an energy sweet to the ball as a deliberate offence, although Dravid himself denied this was his intent. [38][52][74], Dravid's ODI renaissance began during the 1998/99 New Zealand tour. [citation needed] He also played as wicket-keeper. Amidst all these discussions regarding this controversy, former Indian cricketer and U-19 coach, Rahul Dravid said that the way of dismissal, chosen by R Ashwin, falls under the law of the game. Uncharacteristically, Dravid was the faster of the two scoring 116 of 118 deliveries. In 2004, Dravid was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India. Rahul Sharad Dravid (/ˌrəhuːl drəvɪd/ (listen); born 11 January 1973) is a former Indian cricketer and captain of the Indian national team. [41][169], Sourav Ganguly, after Indian victory in the Adelaide Test. Known for his sound batting technique,[3] 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. Coming in to bat at no. [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. However, Dravid led the fightback in the second innings with a hundred as Indians managed to earn a draw. [177] Prior to the Test series, India participated and won the 5-match ODI series 3–2. His performance in the series was met with widespread admiration and was hailed by some as one of his finest ever series[182][183], Rahul Dravid was dropped from the ODI team in 2009, but was selected again for an ODI series in England in 2011, surprising even Dravid himself since, although he had not officially retired from ODI cricket, he had not expected to be recalled. I knew I had some more breathing space ... a few more Test matches at least ... gave me a lot of confidence scoring 95 here and 80 at Trent Bridge ... as a player and as a person. He contributed to India's 3–2 series win with 208 runs at an average of 41.60 which included 2 fifties and three wickets at an average of 22.66 topping the bowling average chart for the series. I cannot forget that moment. Rahul Sharad Dravid(/ˌrəhuːldrəvɪd/ (listen); born 11 January 1973) is a former Indian cricketerand captainof the Indian national team. Moulding kids at the mouldable age... salute to the Wall! 6 position. [210] Dravid was fined half of his match fee. [45][61] By the end of 1997/98 Test season, he had scored 15 fifties in 22 Tests which included four scores of nineties but just a solitary hundred. Rahul Dravid has all the qualities that could see him make a good coach for India. [50][159] Highlights for Dravid in the tournament included a fifty against England, 44 not out against Pakistan in a successful chase and an unbeaten fifty in another successful chase against New Zealand. 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. [24] His family later moved to Bangalore, Karnataka, where he was raised. He had contrasting fortunes in the long and the shorter format of the game. [27] Dravid has a younger brother named Vijay. [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. Dravid, who was a rock in the Indian middle order during his playing days, is heading the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru. 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. [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. While Gill went on to win the World Cup captained by teammate Prithvi Shaw, Pant and Sundar failed to get their hands on the trophy. They started on a poor note losing their first wicket in the first over with no runs on the scoreboard. [54] He was promoted to the no. Dependable, and often referred to as The Great Wall or The Wall by Indian cricket followers. India, however, lost the last match to lose the series 3–4. [45][166] First of those came against New Zealand in the first of the two-test home series at Ahmedabad. [213] When asked for a response, Dravid said that Shastri, while a 'fair critic', was 'not privy' to the internal decision-making process of the team. I had played five years of first-class cricket to break into the Indian team ... scored a lot of runs in domestic cricket ... was lucky to get the opportunity ... knew that probably it would be the only one. 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