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Rahul Dravid, often referred to as “The Wall,” is a former Indian cricketer who is widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of the sport. He was born on January 11, 1973, in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Dravid was known for his solid technique, impeccable defense, and calm demeanor, which earned him the nickname “The Wall” for his ability to withstand long periods of batting and anchor the innings. He made his international debut for India in 1996 and quickly established himself as a key player in both Test and One Day International (ODI) cricket.

Rahul Dravid’s contributions to Indian cricket have earned him immense respect and admiration from fans and fellow cricketers worldwide. He remains an iconic figure in the history of the sport, known not only for his exceptional batting skills but also for his humility, integrity, and dedication to the game.


“Cricket is just something that I am good at, just
like various people are good at various things. What’s lucky is that cricket
gets enormous publicity.” – Rahul Dravid

“You don’t play for revenge, you play for respect
and pride.” – Rahul Dravid


“You don’t win or lose the games because of the 11
you select. You win or lose with what those 11 do on the field.” – Rahul Dravid


“I think credibility, irrespective of what you do,
if you are in public life, then it is important.” – Rahul Dravid


Even if my grandchildren don’t remember the fact
that I scored 10,000 runs in Test and ODI cricket, I am confident that they
will remember that Sachin Tendulkar used to be my team-mate. – Rahul Dravid


“Self-belief and hard work will always earn you
success.” – Rahul Dravid

  “I have failed many times, but I never stopped
trying.” – Rahul Dravid

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