Rahul Dravid Biography, Age, Height, Wiki, and More

Rahul Dravid, a former player of the Indian cricket team, has contributed to the game of cricket for a long time for the country of India. Rahul Dravid used to play cricket for India as a successful batsman. Rahul Dravid was given the title of “Deewar”, the wall of India in the Indian team because Rahul was known for his defensive style.

He has helped the Indian team win many matches during his career, and he is contributing to the Indian team and cricket as a coach even after retirement, many of his facts about Rahul Dravid Fans want to know, so through this article. We will know about his life introduction in detail.

Rahul Dravid Wiki, Biography

Full nameRahul Sharad Dravid
Names EarnedJammy [2], The Wall, Mr. Dependable
ProfessionCricketer
Date of Birth11 January 1973 (Thursday)
Age (as of 2022)49 Years
BirthplaceIndore, Madhya Pradesh, India
Zodiac signCapricorn
NationalityIndian
HometownBengaluru, Karnataka, India

Educational Qualification

SchoolSt. Joseph’s Boys’ High School, Bangalore
College/UniversityBangalore University
Educational QualificationDegree in Commerce

Rahul Dravid Father, and Family

Wife/SpouseVijeta Pendharkar
Children SonsSamit Dravid and Anvay Dravid
Parents FatherSharad Dravid
MotherPushpa Dravid

Rahul Dravid Affairs, and More

Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsVijeta Pendharkar
Marriage Date4 May 2003

Rahul Dravid Height, Weight, and Body

Height (approx.)in centimeters – 180 cm

in meters – 1.80 m

in feet & inches – 5′ 11″

Weight (approx.)in kilograms – 75 kg

in pounds – 165 lbs

Body Measurements (approx.)– Chest: 41 Inches

Waist: 34 Inches

– Biceps: 13 Inches

Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorNatural Black

Career

Rahul was interested in playing cricket since childhood, so he started playing cricket at the age of 11 only, due to his brilliant skills, he always got the opportunity to keep moving forward. In this way, he continued to play cricket at the under-15, under-17, and under-19 levels.

Apart from being a good batsman, Rahul Dravid is also a good wicketkeeper. In 1991, Dravid made his high-level cricket debut in the Ranji Trophy against Pune Maharashtra. During his studies in the year 1991-92, Dravid scored 380 runs, including two centuries.

After this, during a match after the World Cup in the year 1996, Dravid was given a chance to play in place of Vinod Kambli. After this, the team selected Rahul for the tour of England. Similarly, when he performed well, he started getting a chance to play further.

In this way, he started an illustrious career and became one of the main batsmen of the Indian team. Rahul Dravid used to play with the defense, in such a way it was not easy for any bowler to dismiss him, so Rahul was seen as an excellent Test player. Between 2003-2004, Rahul Dravid also scored double centuries against Pakistan, Australia, and New Zealand. At that time Australia’s team was very strong in cricket, but Rahul Dravid troubled many bowlers based on his skills.

Awards & Nominations

He has been given many awards during his cricket career. In which we are showing some of the major awards below.

  • Padma Shri Award Year 2004.
  • MTV Youth Icon of the Year – 2004.
  • Arjuna Award 1998.
  • 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award.
  • Don Bradman Award 2012.
  • The Year 2012 GQ Men of the Awards.
  • Padma Bhushan 2013

Rahul Dravid Instagram and Social Handle

He is always connected with his fans through social media. Who keep sharing his every activity with people, you can follow him on major social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter.

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Rahul Dravid Net Worth

He has contributed to the Indian team for a long time, and even today he is active as a coach. He has also developed a good net worth with respect, many fans of Rahul Dravid like this If you want to know about his Net worth, then for your information let us tell you that his Net Worth is around Rs. 172 Crore ($23 Million).

Favorite Things and Hobbies

CricketerSachin Tendulkar, Sunil Gavaskar , Gundappa Viswanath, Michael Holding, Brian Lara,
Cricket GroundLord’s Cricket Ground  and Eden Gardens (Kolkata)
FoodDal and Rice, Mango Milkshake, Chicken Tikka Masala,
ActorTom Cruise, Aamir Khan
ActressDemi Moore and Michelle Pfeiffer
FilmHollywood- Braveheart and Ghost
SingerBob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen
ColorBlue
SportspersonRoger Federer
Book(s)tough people do’ by Robert Schuller, ‘Tough times never last,  and Jonathan Livingston Seagull
SportsHockey, Football, and Badminton

Some FAQ About Rahul Dravid

Q.1 ) Does Dravid smoke?

Ans. No, Dravid is a good and healthy sportsman, who stays away from any kind of intoxicant.

Q.2 ) What is the hometown of Rahul Dravid?

Ans. Rahul’s hometown is Bangalore, Karnataka.

Q.3 ) What is the name of Rahul Dravid’s father?

Ans. Rahul’s father’s name is Sharad Dravid.

Q.4 ) When did Dravid retire from the game of cricket?

Ans. ODI – 16 September 2011 and Test – 24 January 2012.

Q.5 ) What is the name of Rahul Dravid’s wife?

Ans. His wife’s name is Vijeta Pendharkar.

Facts and Trivia

  • He was born in Indore city of Madhya Pradesh,
  • He belongs to a Marathi family which is brahmin.
  • Rahul Dravid started playing cricket at the age of 11.
  • He was brought up in the city of Bangalore where he completed his education and also started playing cricket.
  • A book has also been written on Rahul Dravid’s life introduction, whose author’s name is Devendra Prabhudesai.
  • The name of the book written on Rahul Dravid is “A Nice Guy Who Finished First”.

Summary

He has played many brilliant innings during his career. Rahul Dravid does not need any introduction today, this player has played a special role in all forms of cricket.

He will always be remembered for his contribution to the country’s team. Hope you have liked this information related to Rahul Dravid’s life introduction.

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