Best Quotes on Rahul Dravid

Published 01/11/2018, 3:05 AM EST
Rahul Dravid


Rahul Sharath Dravid got nicknamed ‘The Wall’ because of his immaculate; text-book like solid technique and till date is one of the finest batsmen to have played the game of cricket. No international cricketer can define the word ’Gentleman’ better than Rahul Dravid. The man who perfectly epitomises the 3 D’s(Discipline, Dedication, Determination) in sport has earned respect from all over the World. On a day when he turns 42, we bring you some of the best quotes on him.

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1. Steve Waugh

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“Try to take his wicket in the first 15 minutes, if you can’t then only try to get remaining wickets”

2. Ian Chappell

“Team in Trouble? Who do you turn to? RAHUL DRAVID”

3. Matthew Hayden

“All this going around is not aggression, if you want to see aggression, look into RAHUL DRAVID’s eyes”

4. Navjot Singh Sidhu

“Rahul Dravid is the type of player who would walk on broken glass, if his team asked him to”

5. Brian Lara

“If I have to put anyone to bat for my life it’ll be Kallis or Dravid”

6. Brett Lee

“If you can’t get along with Dravid, you’re struggling in life”

7. Harsha Bhogle

“The Wolf who lived for the pack”

8. Shane Warne

“Rahul Dravid being known as ‘The Wall’ is pretty much spot on. ‘The fortress’ could also describe Rahul. Because once, Dravid was set, you needed the bowling equivalent of a dozen cannon firing all at once to blast him down,”

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9. Peter O’ Toole (Legendary Irish Actor):

“Everyone praises Sachin Tendulkar. He may be a genius in his own right but in my book, Rahul Dravid is the artist. Dravid’s defence tactics, his strokes, his cuts, his grace are truly amazing. I’d like to meet the chap sometime and take my hat off to him”

10. The Best One:

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“If Sachin is the Superman of Indian cricket universe, Rahul Dravid is The Dark Knight”

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Gurkirat Singh Gill

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A sports enthusiast since 2003 with my first experience of connecting with sports being the Cricket World Cup 2003. Studying Engineering in Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, University of Delhi, but pretty sure will not become an Engineer.

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