Dubai: Popularly known as the wall, Mr reliable and dependable for his sound technique on green top pitches, Rahul Dravid was once a cardinal part of Indian cricket especially in red-ball cricket.
Later his contemporary and present BCCI president Sourav Ganguly forced him to stand behind wickets so that men in blue can be facilitated with an extra batsman in the playing XI. This proved to be a masterstroke in ICC cricket world cup 2003 where India ended up as runner ups of the tournament.
On the occasion of Rahul Dravid's birthday, ICC showcased his brilliant takes and stumpings behind the stumps of the event by sharing a video on the official Twitter account. Let's go down memory lane and watch Rahul Dravid the ODI wicketkeeper.(WD)
Birthday special!— ICC (@ICC) January 11, 2021
Rahul Dravid, always the team man, donned the keeper's gloves to help India accommodate an extra batsman at the 2003 Cricket World Cup
WATCH all 16 dismissals he effected pic.twitter.com/L6piHGjJ1t