Monday, 12 March 2012

ராகுல் டிராவிட் - Rahul Dravid - facts

Rahul Dravid

Some facts - சில சுவாரசியங்கள்

*. Rahul Dravid became the first batsman to score a century in every Test playing nation.

*. His record of 93 consecutive Tests for India is the fifth highest overall and the second 

highest for an Indian behind Sunil Gavaskar.

*. Dravid has featured in 100-run partnerships over 80 times with 18 different teammates, 

a record highest.

*. With 461 runs, he finished as the top-scorer in the 1999 Cricket World Cup.

*. “Jammy” became the first Indian to score back-to-back centuries in a World Cup.

*. He also became the sixth batsman and the third Indian tocross the 10,000 – run mark in 


*. Dravid is also the 3rd batsman and the 2nd Indian to score 13, 000 Test runs.

*. He holds the record for the most number of catches by any Test player.

*. Dravid was one of the Five Wisden Cricketers of the Year in2000, along with being the 

ICC Test Player and Player of the Year in 2004.

*. He became the first player to reach the 10000-run mark at the No.3 position.

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