“If Cricket is a gentlemen’s game, then Rahul Dravid is that gentlemen.”
Rahul ‘The Wall’ Dravid is undoubtedly one of the finest players to ever grace the game of cricket. One of the best characters off the field and a humble human being, a unanimous opinion shared by the many players who shared a dressing room with him and even the ones who played against him.
As Harsha Bhogle so accurately put, Rahul Dravid was a wolf who lived for the pack. With a career that has never even had a glimpse of controversy linked to it, Rahul Dravid has no shortage of admirers in the cricketing and even the sporting world.
We at EssentiallySports believe in giving every sportsman their due credit. So on Rahul Dravid’s 43rd birthday today, we take a look at some players from other sports who we believe are the equivalent of Rahul Dravid in their respective sport.