Rahul Dravid is known as “The Wall of Indian Cricket”. He was a regular member of the Indian cricket team since 1996. His full name is Rahul Sharad Dravid. He was born in Madhya Pradesh and bought up in Bangalore. His interest in cricket was known at a very younger age. He represented under—15, under—17 and under—19 level for the state.
Rahul Dravid being a very good player was the captain of the Indian Cricket team from October 2005 to September 2007. Dravid was honoured and awarded as
Even though he was not there in the team ODI team for the last two years. It was a surprise call for him on august 7th, 2011 to play ODI series against England and the news about Rahul dravid retirementwas on the same day.
As Dravid was a good cricketer, Rahul dravid retirement news was a shock for the cricket lovers and his fans. History of the game holds his name as one of the greatest batsmen. He is having many records in his career.
In spite of all these records and his proven ability, Dravid was not in the ODI team for the last two years which might be a reason for his retirement.
Rahul dravid retirement was after his last ODI against England on 16th September, 2011. He scored 69 runs from 79 balls even though England won the match by 6 wickets. Rahul dravid retirement is a big loss for the Indian team as he has been the backbone with strong batting techniques.
After making a comeback in the ODI against England, Rahul dravid retirement was announced from ODIs and T20s.But he will still be a part of the international Test matches. Rahul dravid retirement will affect the team as he played multiple roles for the Indian ODI team. He played the role of a wicket keeper, an opener in the absence of regular opener and also was the captain of the team for two even though the captaincy was not very successful.
Dravid was a technically sound batsman of his generation, thereby Rahul dravid retirement will be remembered in the history of cricket. Rahul dravid retirement news was a surprise to many of his fans. Even though Rahul dravid retirement is announced, he will be a part of the Test matches.