Happy Birthday Rahul Dravid: This is how everyone wished ‘The Wall’ on the special day
XtraTime Web Desk: Legendary Indian cricketer Rahul Dravid is celebrating his 47th birthday on Saturday. Dravid, who is popularly known as ‘The Wall’ among his fans, played 164 Tests, 344 ODIs and one T20I for India. He announced his retirement from international cricket in March 2012.
Dravid finished his career with 48 international centuries.
The India batting legend has now taken up the role of coaching the junior Indian sides (India U-19, India A), and is also the head of the National Cricket Academy (NCA).
Happy Birthday Jammy! The way you batted always created huge jams for the bowlers. Have a great one my friend. pic.twitter.com/JzCh9XW9iW
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) January 11, 2020
From my understanding, I thought grinding only happens in the kitchen in the Mixer Grinder, but Dravid taught one can grind on the cricket pitch as well. We had it All when we had the Wall !#HappyBirthdayRahulDravid pic.twitter.com/eUVkpTtF8n
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) January 11, 2020
Wishing my good friend Rahul Dravid a very special birthday and a wonderful year filled with love,happiness and prosperity. pic.twitter.com/0zx7cmi5S1
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) January 11, 2020
Always looked up to him…
Made my International debut alongside him…
Always a guiding light and a role model to me…
He’s someone whom I truly treasure. Wish Rahul bhai a very happy birthday! pic.twitter.com/OjM8caaZeN
— Ajinkya Rahane (@ajinkyarahane88) January 11, 2020
👉 Scored over 10,000 runs in both Tests and ODIs
👉 Faced more Test deliveries than any other batsman
👉 Only player to be involved in two 300-plus ODI partnerships
👉 48 international centuries
Happy birthday, Rahul Dravid 🎂
🗯️ What are your favourite memories of 'The Wall'? pic.twitter.com/m3tvtNA3g6
— ICC (@ICC) January 11, 2020