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‘I’d pick Sachin Tendulkar to bat for my life’, says Rahul Dravid

MUMBAI: Being asked to pick a batsman to bat for your life is a question that is often discussed by cricket fans around the world. Perhaps too often, considering the unlikelihood of that eventuality ever transpiring! One name that often comes up in these discussions is Indian legend Rahul Dravid, and with good reason. The recent ICC Hall of Fame inductee earned the nickname, ‘The Wall’ for his sound defensive technique, and in his long and celebrated Test career he kept out more deliveries than any other batsman in Test…

Rahul Dravid, Ricky Ponting, Claire Taylor become part of ICC’s Hall of Fame

Legends of the realm of cricket - Rahul Dravid and Ricky Ponting - join the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame on Sunday night. 2009 ICC Women's Cricketer of the Year Claire Taylor is also a new inductee into the ICC's hall of great honor. https://twitter.com/ICC/status/1013537411119374337?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.geo.tv%2Flatest%2F201559-rahul-dravid-ricky-ponting-inducted-in-icc-hall-of-fame Dravid was speaking at the ceremony through a video message last night and said, “It is…

Shaheen Shah Afridi impresses Rahul Dravid

KARACHI: Pakistan’s young pacer, Shaheen Shah Afridi impressed Indian batting legend and their U-19 coach Rahul Dravid, who praised him in front of Pakistan U-19 team manager, Nadeem Khan. “Shaheen has been outstanding in the tournament and he has helped Pakistan claim crucial wins before that too,” Nadeem Khan said in a media report. Though Pakistan U-19 team suffered a nightmarish defeat against India in the semi-final of U-19 World Cup by 203 runs while chasing 273 runs, the left-arm fast bowler caught the eyes of…

Don’t follow ‘outrageous’ Virat Kohli blindly, Rahul Dravid tells youngsters

NEW DELHI: Indian team skipper Virat Kohli is fast piling up records in the world cricket as he recently became the fastest to reach 9000 ODI runs, but some batting greats of India are seemingly not happy with the behaviour of the ace batsman. Despite all feats and achievements, Kohli comes across as an outrageous and aggressive person, Rahul Dravid said in a statement. "People ask me why I didn’t behave like Virat when I played for India. I would have been inauthentic to myself had I gotten tattoos and behaved like…

Dravid refuses honorary doctorate, wants to earn one through research

MUMBAI: Former Indian captain Rahul Dravid has on Wednesday rejected a honorary doctorate by the University of Bangalore, Indian media reported. The degree was supposed to be conferred to him on the annual convocation of the university to be held on Friday. The university has issued a press statement that Dravid "has in all humility declined to accept the honorary degree". Dravid has conveyed to the university that he would try to earn a doctorate degree by accomplishing "some form of academic research in the field of…

Sangakkara offered diplomatic post

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara said a tearful farewell to international cricket Monday and was immediately offered the post of the island's top envoy in Britain, where he plays county cricket.