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Rahul Dravid Profile, Stats and Records

Rahul Dravid is one of the greatest batters to ever play cricket for India. Till the time he is in the crease he will be like a wall for India and score lots of runs in the process. Here we look at his profile, stats and records.

We talked about Sachin Tendulkar and his Profile Stats and Records and the list of records was a long one , we cannot forget one certain Rahul Dravid who was the pillar of the batting line-up at number 3 with Sachin Tendulkar in test cricket and he was a total team man in the ODI format and he has over 10,000 runs in both the formats of the game so the people who say he is only a test match batter should look at his ODI stats as well.

Rahul Dravid is one of the greatest batters to ever play cricket for India and the reason he was called The Wall was because all the fans believed that till the time he is in the crease he will be like a wall for India and score lots of runs in the process. He was also a great Wicket-keeper when needed thus showing his selfless nature for the team. So, let’s look at the Profile Stats and Records of the incredible Rahul Dravid.

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Profile :

Personal Information :

The full name of Rahul Dravid is Rahul Sharad Dravid and he was born on 11th January 1973 at Indore In Madhya Pradesh and since the time he was young he was into cricket and he looked upto his heroes on the TV and seeing Sachin Tendulkar debut so young inspired him to play for the nation. He was called The Wall by all his fans as well as Jammy by his teammates and Me Dependable as he was extremely dependable in the middle. He was 5 ft 11 inches and this allowed him to tackle the short ball effectively and score a lot of runs on the leg side. He could bowl right arm off break as well as being a wicketkeeper when needed.

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International Information :

Rahul Dravid played for India at the highest level from 1996-2012 which is 16 years at the top of his game. He made his test debut on 20th June 1996 against England at Lord’s and scored an incredible 95 runs and from there it was no looking back for this great player. He played his last Test match against Australia on 24th January 2012 capping off an incredible 16 year journey. He played his first ODI match vs Sri Lanka on 3rd April 1996 and after 15 years he played his last ODI match on 16th September 2011 vs England.

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Records :

Most nineties in Test career (10)

Second most fours in Test career (1654 Fours)

Second fastest to 9000 Test Runs (176 Innings)

Most catches in Test career (210 Catches)

Third most Runs in a calendar year in ODIs (1762 Runs in 1999)

Most consecutive ODI innings without a duck (120 Innings)

Second most catches in an ODI innings (4 Catches)

Second most nineties in International career (14 Times)

Second most fifties in consecutive innings in international career (7)

Most consecutive innings without a duck in international career (173 Innings)

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