Top 10 Facts about Mr. Dependable of Indian Cricket Team, ‘Rahul Dravid’

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The Wall of Indian Cricket Team , Rahul Dravid was born on 11th January 1973 in Indore , Madhya Pradesh.

He captained Indian Cricket Team during 2003 -2007 period.

He was also know as The Great Wall, Jammy, Mr. Dependable 😉

Rahul was born to a Marathi Family and was raised in Bangalore.

Lets know some more Facts about this great Sportsman…


  1. Rahul’s Father, Sharad Dravid used to work in Kissan’s Factory making Jams and that’s why he got nicknamed as jammy.
  2. He married Vijeta Pendharkar, who is a surgeon from Nagpur in the year 2003.
  3. Rahul is a commerce graduate from St. Joseph’s College of Commerce, Bangalore.
  4. He Played for Indian Cricket team from 1996 till 2012.
  5. Rahul has scored a century in all ten Test playing nations and he is tht first and only batsman to do so.
  6. He has played for Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rajasthan Royals in IPL T20 League.
  7. Rahul Dravid scored highest in 1999 world cup, scoring 461 runs;
  8. He is blessed with two sons, Samit and Anvay David.
  9. Reebok, Pepso, Castrol, Max Life, Bank of Baroda, Gillette are some of the brands he has been involved with.
  10. Rahul was awarded Padma Shri and PadmaBhushan in 2004 and 2013 respectively.

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