Rahul Dravid

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Rahul Dravid is a former Indian cricketer. He was born in a Marathi Hindu family. Rahul Dravid started playing cricket at the age of twelve and later represented the state teams at the under-15, under-17 and under-19 levels. He has popularly nicknamed The Wall. He has been described as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of Indian cricket. He was named one of the best 5 cricketers of the year by Wisden Cricketers Almanack in 2000, and received the best Player of the Year and the Test Player of the Year awards in 2004 at the inaugural ICC awards ceremony. In 2011, Rahul Dravid became the 1st non Australian cricketer to address at the Bradman Oration in Canberra. In 2012, he is the 3rd highest run scorer in Test cricket, after Sachin Tendulkar and Ricky Ponting. Wisden ranked him the 3rd greatest Test batsman of all time, after Don Bradman and Tendulkar. As of April 2009, Rahul Dravid is the only cricketer to score a century in all ten Test playing countries. As of October

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