Rahul Dravid Age, Height, Girlfriend, Family Biography & Much More

Rahul Dravid Age, Height, Girlfriend, Family Biography & Much More

Rahul Dravid Biography

Rahul Dravid, born on January 11, 1973, in Indore, India, is a former cricketer and one of the country’s batting legends. Known as “The Wall” for his impeccable defense and resilience, Dravid had a prolific career spanning from 1996 to 2012. A stalwart in Test cricket, he scored over 13,000 runs with 36 centuries. Dravid also made significant contributions in ODIs, amassing more than 10,000 runs. Beyond his batting prowess, he served as a reliable wicketkeeper and captained the Indian team. Dravid’s gentlemanly demeanor and dedication to the sport earned him respect worldwide, making him a cricket icon.

General Information About Famous Former Cricketer, Coach Rahul Dravid

Full NameRahul Sharad Dravid
NicknameThe Wall
ProfessionFormer Cricketer, Coach
Date of BirthJanuary 11, 1973
Current age51 years, 4 months, 17 days
WifeVijeta Pendharkar (m. 2003)
NationalityIndian

Exploring Rahul Dravid Personal Journey

NameRahul Sharad Dravid
Birth NameN/A
Nick NameThe Wall, Jammy, Mr. Dependable
Height5 Feet 11 Inch
BodyChest: 41 – Waist: 34 – Biceps: 13
Weight76 Kg
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Date of Birth11 January 1973
ReligionHinduism
Present Address5th Cross, 13th Main Indira Nagar, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
HometownBangalore, Karnataka, India

Rahul Dravid Education

SchoolSt. Joseph’s Boys’ High School, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
CollegeSt. Joseph’s College of Commerce, Bangalore University, Bangalore, Karnataka, India,
St Joseph’s College of Business Administration, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Educational StatusDegree in Commerce

Rahul Dravid Favorite

FoodChicken Tikka Masala, Dal and Rice, Mango Milkshake
Actor/ActressActors: Tom Cruise and Aamir Khan.
Actresses: Julia Roberts, Demi Moore, Michelle Pfieffer, and Manisha Koirala.
FilmsBollywood: Braveheart, Ghost, and Rocky
Hollywood:
SingerSting, Chris de Burgh, Kishore Kumar, and Lata Mangeshkar.
SongI believe I can fly by R. Kelly, Could you be loved by Bob Marley, Greatest love of all by Whitney Houston, Because you loved me by Celine Dion, O Sanam by Lucky Ali, and Afreen Afreen by Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.
Coach/MentorKeki Tarapore, G R Vishwanath
Domestic/State TeamKarnataka, Canterbury, Kent, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Rajasthan Royals
Nature on fieldCool
HobbiesPlaying Hockey, Listening Music, Reading
ColourBlue
CricketerBatsmen: Sachin Tendulkar
Favourite ShotCover Drive
RestaurantShezaan, Karavalli, and Paradise Island.
HotelSandton Sun (Johannesburg, South Africa).
Likes to play againstAustralia

Rahul Dravid Relationship Journey

AffairsNot Known

Rahul Dravid Career Journey

CategoryDetails
International DebutODI – 20 June 1996 vs England at Lord’s Test – 3 April 1996 vs Sri Lanka at Singapore T20 – N/A
Jersey Number• 19 IPL • 19 India National Team
Career Turning PointWhen he scored 277 runs in a three-test match series against South Africa and was awarded Man of the Match.
Favorite ShotCover Drive
Awards• 1998: Arjuna Award recipient for achievements in cricket • 1999: CEAT International Cricketer of the World Cup • 2000: Dravid was one of the five cricketers selected as Wisden Cricketer of the Year.
• 2004: Padma Shri – India’s fourth-highest civilian award, ICC Cricketer of the year – The highest award in the ICC listings, ICC Test Player of The Year, ICC Cricketer of The Year MTV Youth Icon of the Year for 2004
• 2006: Captain of the ICC’s Test Team • 2011: NDTV Indian of the Year’s Lifetime Achievement Award with Dev Anand • 2012: Don Bradman Award with Glenn McGrath • 2013: Padma Bhushan – India’s third highest civilian award
• 2015: Wisden India’s Highest Impact Test Batsman • 2018: ICC Hall of Fame

Rahul Dravid Career Statistics

CompetitionTESTODIFCLA
Matches164344298449
Runs scored13,26810,88923,79415,271
Batting average52.3139.1655.3342.30
100s / 50s36/6312/8368/11721/112
Top score270153270153
Balls bowled120186617477
Wickets1454
Bowling Average39.0042.5054.60105.25
5 wickets in innings0000
10 wickets in the match0000
Best bowling1/182/432/162/43
Catches/stumpings210/0196/14353/1233/17

Rahul Dravid Income

SalaryRs. 12+ crores/annum
Total Income$23 million

Rahul Dravid – Frequently Asked Question’s

What is Rahul Dravid’s connection with the WTC final?

Rahul Dravid coached the Indian cricket team during the WTC (World Test Championship) final.

How many centuries did Rahul Dravid score in Test cricket?

Rahul Dravid scored a total of 36 centuries in Test cricket.

What is Rahul Dravid’s nickname?

Rahul Dravid is often referred to as “The Wall” in cricket circles.

What is the total runs scored by Rahul Dravid in his cricket career?

Rahul Dravid scored a total of 13,288 runs in Test matches and 10,889 runs in One Day Internationals (ODIs).

What is the highest score Rahul Dravid achieved in Test cricket?

Rahul Dravid’s highest score in Test cricket is 270 runs against Pakistan.

What is the official Twitter handle of Rahul Dravid?

Rahul Dravid’s official Twitter handle is @Im_Dravid.

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