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Famous Quotes of Rahul Dravid | The Wall of Indian Cricket

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Rahul Dravid, widely hailed as “The Wall” of Indian cricket, is a former cricketer and currently the head coach of the Indian cricket team. Born on January 11, 1973, in Indore, India, Dravid’s cricketing journey is marked by his exceptional batting skills, unwavering technique, and exemplary sportsmanship. Dravid’s illustrious career spanned over 16 years, during which he established himself as one of the most dependable and technically proficient batsmen in the world. Renowned for his patience, resilience, and ability to anchor innings, he played a crucial role in steadying the Indian cricket team’s performance, especially in challenging conditions. Rahul Dravid has served as a profound inspiration to countless fans globally, and today we’re set to explore some of his most motivating and uplifting quotes.

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His Test debut in 1996 was the start of a remarkable career that included over 13,288 Test runs and 10,889 ODI runs. He was a vital component of India’s several memorable successes, including a historic series victory abroad. Rahul Dravid showcased his leadership skills when he led the Indian team in both Test matches and ODIs.

His commitment to the game extended to mentoring and coaching roles. Dravid’s legacy extends beyond statistics; he embodies the values of discipline, humility, and dedication. His contribution to Indian cricket and the gentlemanly way he played the game have made him a true role model for aspiring cricketers around the world.

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Famous Rahul Dravid Quotes- Motivational & Inspirational

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“No dream is ever chased alone.”


“I am what I am. I have not deliberately built an image for myself.”


“A career in sports is almost impossible to manage without the support, and guidance, and reassurance of family and friends. During tough times, and there always are, this is whom we go to.”


“I think credibility, irrespective of what you do, if you are in public life, then it is important.”


“In a cricket career, your life is in some ways controlled for you. You have no control over schedules, you have no control about where you want to play, you don’t have control over that as a cricketer.”


“Sometimes fitness is a good thing to have, but you have to recognise that fitness takes you only so far, and skills are the most important thing. Fitness just helps you execute those cricketing skills for longer and more consistently, maybe.”


“Cricket is just something that I am good at, just like various people are good at various things. What’s lucky is that cricket gets enormous publicity.”


“You get an image in the first couple of years of your career, and then whether you like it or not, you are stuck with it for the rest of your life.”


“I am not the only intense or intellectual cricketer. I played with other cricketers who could be pretty intense and intellectual.”


“The bowlers I respected or feared or rated were not the ones who gave me lip or stared at me or abused me. More the ones who, at any stage of the game, when had they had the ball in hand, they were going to be at me, and they were going to have the skill and the fitness and the ability to be aggressive.”


“My approach to cricket has been reasonably simple: it was about giving everything to the team, it was about playing with dignity and it was about upholding the spirit of the game. I hope I have done some of that. I have failed at times, but I have never stopped trying. It is why I leave with sadness but also with pride.”


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What famous cricketers have to say about Rahul Dravid?

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Brett Lee (Australian Cricketer)

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


Glenn McGrath (Australian Cricketer)

“Dravid has been a class player for a long time now and we know his ability better than anyone. He’s not like the other guys who love scoring off every ball, and there’s no real weakness in his game either.”


Shoaib Akhtar (Pakistan Cricketer)

“Even though Sachin is great, I have always found Rahul more solid and hard to get out. He has a solid defense and plays less shots than others. When a batsman plays less shots then it is tough to get him as he makes less mistakes.”


Shane Warne (Australian Cricketer)

“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.”


Chris Gayle (West Indian Cricketer)

“Dravid Could play attacking cricket like me but i could never play like him”


Brain Lara (West Indian Cricketer)

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


Navjot Singh Sidhu (Indian Cricketer)

“Rahul Dravid is a player who would walk on broken glass if his team asks him to.”


Matthew Hayden (Australian Cricketer)

“All this going around is not aggression. If you want to see aggression on a cricket field, look into Rahul Dravid’s eyes”


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