Rahul Dravid is former Indian cricketer who ruled our heart with his game. He is highly rated by his compatriot and considered as one of the best batsmen of his time. He is highly regarded and loved by people from India and all over the world. Rahul Dravid a.k.a. Jammy is widely known for his batting techniques, patience, and dependability.
He was always a team player and ready to bear any cost for team India. If you have to choose one batsman, who has to bat to save your life? In such cases, the most probable answer will be, Rahul Dravid, Mr. Dependable. He was that much trustworthy. Along with Sachin Tendulkar, Saurav Ganguly and VVS Laxman, Dravid formed the famous batting line of India.
Rahul Dravid : Childhood, Family, and Personal Details
Rahul Dravid was born on 11 January 1973 into a Marathi family to Sharad Dravid and Pushpa Dravid in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. He spent his childhood in Bangalore and completed his study from St Joseph’s College, Banglore. IN childhood, Dravid was obsessed with hockey but eventually pursued career in cricket.
Rahul Dravid is living a happy married life with Vijeta Pendharkar and their two sons. He practices Hindusim and beleives in social works. This Capricorn cricketer likes to play hockey, listen music and read books. Dravid favourite cricketer is non other then his compatriot Sachin Tendulkar and he carves for chicken tikka masala.
Rahul Dravid height is 5’11”. His hair and eye are black in colour.
Rahul Dravid : Career, Avhievements and Awards
Rahul Dravid started playing cricket at the age of 12 and took it seriously. He represented Bangalore in domestic competitions. He made his Test debut against England and ODI debut against Sri Lanka in 1996. Dravid went to established himself as premium Test batsman with many scinilating performance. His career turning knock came against South Africa where he scored 277 runs. How can we forget 376 runs partnership between Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman which won us almost impossible match against Australia?
Dravid is awarded with Padma Shri and Arjuna Arjuna Award by Government of India for his excellence and contribution in cricket. He got “Man of the match” and “Man of the series” many times for his awesome performances. In 2004/05, Dravid was voted as the sexiest sports personality in India.
Rahul Dravid : Net Worth and Assets
Rahul Dravid amassed good fortune in his career. His estimated net worth is $22.6 Million. He made this sum by making big in cricket and by adverisement. He promoted brand like Britania, which earned him the nickname, “The Wall”, which became his identity and most prized assets.
Rahuld Dravid likes to live simple life. His favourite car is Porsche. He is a proud owner of Porsche 911, Audi Q5 and Hyundai Tucson. In Addition to this, he also owns a luxuary boat.
Rahuld Dravid is the unsung hero of Indian cricket. He never gets any personal accomplishment and accolades. Whenever he performed better, there was someone else who overshadowed him, be it, Tendulkar, Ganguly or Laxman.
Rahul Dravid has never won any major trophy. But he never made any drama or any complaint. He was always cool in field and maintained his compousere. He always gives his best to the team and the country. That’s why we considered him “Mr. Dependable”.