Rahul Dravid: Early Life, Family Background
- Full Name: Rahul Sharad Dravid
- Nickname: The Wall, Jammy, Mr. Dependable
- Date of Birth: 11 January 1973
- Zodiac sign: Capricorn
- Nationality: Indian
- Hometown: Bangalore, Karnataka, India
- School: St. Joseph’s Boys’ High School, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
- College: St. Joseph’s College of Commerce, Bangalore University, Bangalore, Karnataka, India, St Joseph’s College of Business Administration, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
- Profession: Former Indian Cricketer
- Eye Colour: Black
- Hair Colour: Black
- Favourite Shot: Cover Drive
- Father Name: Sharad Dravid
- Mother Name: Pushpa Dravid
- Brother Name: Vijay Dravid
- Religion: Hindu
- Hobbies: Playing Hockey, Listening Music, Reading
- Wife: Vijeta Pendharkar, Surgeon (married 4 May 2003)
- Sons: Samit Dravid (born 2005), Anvay Dravid (born 2009)
- Favourite Cricketer: Sachin Tendulkar
- Favourite Food: Chicken Tikka Masala, Dal and Rice, Mango Milkshake
- Favourite Colour: Blue
- Favourite Film: Braveheart, Ghost
- Favourite Actor: Tom Cruise, Aamir Khan
- Favourite Actress: Demi Moore, Michelle Pfieffer
Rahul Dravid Stats
Rahul Dravid Batting Career Summary
Rahul Dravid Bowling Career Summary
Rahul Dravid Awards and Recognition
- His two partnerships in ODI, 318-run partnership with Sourav Ganguly and 331-run partnership with Sachin Tendulkar, is a world record.
- In the year 2000, he was named one of the Wisden Cricketers of the year.
- He holds the record for playing greatest number of innings before being dismissed for a duck.
- In August 2011, by delivering the Bradman Oration in Canberra, Dravid became the first non-Australian to do so.
- In test, he scored 5 double centuries and each of them was a higher score than the previous one (200, 217, 222, 233, 270).
- He holds the record for the highest percentage of runs scored in matches won under his captaincy.
- After Sachin Tendulkar, Dravid is the only Indian cricketer to score 10000 runs both in tests and ODIs.
- He is the only batsman to score a century in each test playing nation.
- By having 210 catches, he holds the record for the most number of catches taken by a player (non-wicket-keeper).