Rahul Dravid

Rahul Dravid

Indian cricketer Rahul Dravid was born on January 11, 1973, in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. Popularly known as 'The Wall' in cricket, Rahul Dravid is the finest No.3 batsman produced by India. On July 11, 2017, Rahul Dravid was appointed the Batting Coach of the Indian Cricket Team. Zaheer Khan is the Bowling Coach while Ravi Shastri is the new Head Coach, taking over from Anil Kumble. Known for his technical brilliance, he is one of the seven batsmen to have scored over 10,000 runs in Test cricket and One-Day Internationals (ODI). While batting with Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and the Little Master amassed 6,920 runs - most by any pair in Test cricket. Be it his 148 against England at Headingley, 233 against Australia at Adelaide or 270 against Pakistan at Rawalpindi, Dravid has been instrumental for some of India's most memorable wins abroad. His selfless approach allowed his captains to make changes to rigid plans. He opened the innings, played at number six and kept wickets, too. He did well to shake off the 'Test player' tag with some fine knocks in limited overs-cricket. He may not be considered India's best captain, but he has won most number of Test series abroad and also led India to a 17-match winning-streak while chasing.

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