Happy Birthday, Rahul Dravid: "The Wall" that still stands tall at 45

Published: 11th January 2018 12:48 PM  |   Last Updated: 11th January 2018 05:09 PM  

Indian batting great Rahul Dravid might have long retired from cricket, but the respect for the 'Wall' still remains intact amongst the fans and fellow sports personalities. (File |PTI)
Dravid has played 164 Tests and 344 One Day Internationals for India scoring 13,288 runs and 10,889 runs respectively. (File |PTI)
The 44-year-old also led the Indian side in 25 Tests and 79 ODI with a winning percentage of 32 and 53.16 percent respectively. (File|AP)
Dravid was always respected by his teammates and rivals for his calm and composed nature both on and off the field. He never got embroiled in controversies which is not a small feat since cricketers are always at the center of news and scrutiny of media. (Photo | AFP)
Rahul Dravid has been instrumental in getting young talent who have proved their worth on the big stage into the mix. (AP)
Rahul Dravid is also the coach of U-19 Indian cricket team which is participating in the ongoing ICC U-19 World Cup.(File |PTI).
Bengaluru FC announced former India captain Rahul Dravid as their ambassador for the ISL season. (Twitter/BengaluruFC)
The former Indian skipper recently found a fan in WWE star and 16-time world champion John Cena who took to Instagram to share an inspirational quote of the legendary cricketer. IN PIC: WWE star John Cena and Former Indian cricketer Rahul Dravid (Photo | Agencies)
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