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Rahul Dravid

Shastri has played a huge role in this New India team: MSK

Kohli's men decided to play aggressive cricket after they lost to Sri Lanka in Galle in 2015, says former national chief selector

We knew Rahul Dravid was very special, says Inzamam

Speaking on his YouTube channel, the former Pakistan great said, “When I first saw him, I remember we were playing in Canada. Someone told me that this new boy plays well. So I thought of having a look at him.

“Aadu mama aadu’’: Ashwin eggs on Vihari in Telugu in Sydney Test

For Vihari, it was one of the monumental innings. He survived 161 balls for just 23 runs and Ashwin, who had treatment on his ribs, making 39.

Kohli is phenomenal, says VVS Laxman

Laxman said he admired the kind of the Indian captain’s intensity he puts in his game

SCG, Eden Gardens are close to my heart: Laxman

Laxman said except for his last Test match here when he got 60-odd runs in 2012, but every time he played at SCG he got 100s

Rahul Dravid bats for T20 cricket in Olympics

However, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), ICC's richest and biggest member, has not been keen in sending its team to Olympics

Lot of talent in store, IPL is ready for expansion, says Dravid

NCA head Rahul Dravid says there are a lot of players who are waiting for opportunity

Vihari is hungry for runs: MSK Prasad

The former India keeper even said Vihari is the next Cheteshwar Pujara

Covid-19 impact on grassroot cricket will be felt in Oct: Dravid

Dravid said that even if a vaccine becomes available towards the end of the year, some parts of the domestic season may have to be omitted.

Dravid’s advice on how to play spin change the world for Pietersen

Pietersen said his Indian Premier League experiences, batting alongside world-class players such as Dravid and Virender Sehwag, helped him expand his repertoire of shots.

Dravid feels only a cure or vaccine can help resume domestic season

He also opined that the entire season is not possible and they have to pick and choose which tournaments to be conducted.

When Ganguly forced Virender Sehwag to turn opener

Former Kolkata Knight Riders Team Director Joy Bhattacharjya, speaking to Gaurav Kapur on an episode of 22 Yarns podcast, revealed the incident.

There were certain insecurities: Dravid on being axed from ODI team in ’98

Dravid was left out of the ODI team for a year, which according to him, made him question his batting style in the 50-over format.

Switching on and switching off is an important skill, says Dravid

Speaking to Indian women’s coach WV Raman in an interview, Dravid said, “I think you can become too intense, there’s no doubt about it and I fell into that trap as a young boy myself. In batting, it doesn’t mean that you have to be switched on all the time.

Rahul Dravid has always been an inspiration for Pujara

"Despite my enchantment with him, I did not copy him. There is a similarity in our games, but that's not because of my fascination with him," Pujara told ESPNcricinfo in an interview.

Rahul Dravid beats Tendulkar in Wisden India’s poll

The poll was taken on Facebook and Dravid got 52 percent of the 11,400 votes that came in from fans. It started with a pool of 16 Indian batsmen and came down to a final four of Dravid against Sunil Gavaskar and Tendulkar against Virat Kohli.

Leaving behind a unit that could win away my biggest legacy: Ganguly

"We won in England in 2007 when I was a player and (Rahul) Dravid was captain. The leader was different but the team believed in England that we could beat them. No other side had beaten England in England apart from Australia in 25 years.", said Ganguly.

Dhoni’s ability to disassociate himself with result made him special

“You watch MS Dhoni play during the backend of a match when he was at his best, you always felt like that he is doing something really important to him but he is playing it like the result does not really matter to him,” Dravid said.

I was terrified to bowl to Dravid, Laxman: Umesh Yadav

Speaking on a chat show, the Vidarbha fast bowler revealed, “When I went to play the Duleep Trophy match and got to know the team I would be playing against and I would be bowling against the likes of Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman... I was terrified."

Akhtar says Dravid is the most decorated Indian batsman

“Among Indians, Rahul Dravid is the most decorated batsman. If he won’t offer me a shot, I would not be able to penetrate his defence,” Akhtar said.

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