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