"Walls don’t retire, they turn into Monuments"Yeah right! That sums it up. Indians are lucky that Rahul Dravid had chosen cricket. Given his methods, he would have been successful in any field. McGrath once said that if there was one Indian player who could get a direct entry into the famous Australian team of the late 90s, it would be Rahul Dravid.
Indian Cricketers about Dravid
He (Dravid) is a perfect role model for youngsters. He has set a great example for all of us to follow. We are all trying to follow that path. - Sachin TendulkarHe is truly the mainstay of the Indian batting. He is the best batsman of India in this era undoubtedly. - Kapil DevHe's a champion at everything. I really admire him. I am very impressed with the way he approaches life. - Sourav GangulyI have also not seen him lose his temper. He has that uncanny skill of keeping his frustrations to himself... He is the most hard working guy in the side. - Javagal SrinathSome succeeded because they are destined to, but he succeeded because he was Determined to.. Dravid is A Player Who Will Walk On Broken Glass If His Team Wants Him To. - Navjot Singh SidhuThe wolf who lived for the pack.. Ask him to walk on water for his team and he will ask you how many miles. - Harsha Bhogle
International Cricketers about Dravid
Everyone has already exhausted superlatives so I would not bother myself with any additional praise but you could be sure my admiration for him has grown tremendously - Allan BorderRahul is always been in the shadow of Sachin. If you take his record it’s as good as Sachin's but you cannot compare both as they are different kind of players. Rahul is a complete cricketer. - MuralitharanOnce Shahid Afridi was asked for his Favourite Player and He said "Rahul Dravid". - Shahid Afridi Even though Sachin is great, I have always found Rahul more solid and hard to get out. He has a solid defense and plays less shots than others. When a batsman plays less shots then it is tough to get him as he makes less mistakes. - Shoaib AkhtarDravid could play attacking cricket like me but i could never play like him. - Chris GayleIf I have to put anyone to bat for my life, it’ll be Kallis or Dravid. - Brian LaraHe's probably the nicest guy. No, he is the nicest guy that I have met in cricket. He's a phenomenal man. - Shane WatsonIf you can't get along with Dravid, you're struggling in life. - Brett LeeDravid has been a class player for a long time now and we know his ability better than anyone. He's not like the other guys who love scoring off every ball, and there's no real weakness in his game either. - Glenn McGrathAll this going around is not aggression. If you want to see aggression on cricket field, look into Rahul Dravid’s eyes. - Matthew HaydenRahul Dravid being known as 'The Wall' is pretty much spot on. 'The fortress' could also describe Rahul. Because once, Dravid was set, you needed the bowling equivalent of a dozen cannon firing all at once to blast him down. - Shane Warne"Team in trouble? Whom do you turn to? Rahul Dravid! - Ian Chappell Try to take his wicket in the first 15 minutes, if you can’t then only try to take the remaining wickets. - Steve Waugh when advising his bowlers on Rahul Dravid
Famous People about Dravid
He deserves his success as he has worked hard for it. He is one of the most down to earth and disciplined professionals I've met. - Mahesh BhupatiTime and tide wait for nobody, except Rahul Dravid. - MTV IndiaEveryone praises Sachin Tendulkar. He may be a genius in his own right but in my book, Rahul Dravid is the artist. Dravid’s defence tactics, his strokes, his cuts, his grace are truly amazing. I’d like to meet the chap sometime and take my hat off to him. - Peter O’ Toole (The Legendary Irish Actor)
Common man about Dravid1st person: Sachin is the God of Cricket.
2nd person: Ganguly is God on the off side.
3rd person: Laxman is God of 4th innings.
4th person: Then, who is Dravid??
First 3 people (unanimously) : When the doors of the temple are closed, even the Gods are behind “The Wall”.