New Delhi, Former Indian cricket and captain Rahul Dravid turned 46 on Friday as wishes poured in from the former and the current cricketers. He played for the National side from 1996-2012.
Began his Test debut in June 20, 1996 against England and played last Test on January 24, 2012 against Australia while started playing ODI from April 3, 1996 vs Sri Lanka and last was against England on September 16, 2011.
He is also regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket played 164 Test matches amassing 13288 runs 36 centuries, 63 half-centuries at an average of 52.3 while in ODIs from 344 matches 10889 runs, 12 centuries, 83 half centuries averaging 39.2.
Played only one T20 International match against England in 2011.Was also part of Indian Premier League from 2007-13 playing 109 matches scored 2586 runs at an average of 27.5. The Wall was also adjudged Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 2000, ICC Test Player of the Year 2004 and ICC Player of the Year in the same year.
Dravid was also coach of Under-19 World Cup winner in 2018. He is also remembered for his best partnership in ODIs 331: Dravid/Sachin, 318: Dravid/Ganguly while in Tests 410: Dravid/Sehwag, 376: Dravid/Laxman.