The Fortress could also describe Rahul – Shane Warne
An overview of the Legend Rahul Dravid
These words summarize Rahul Dravid aptly, for he was nothing short of a nightmare for the bowlers. His mere presence in the batting position had the best bowlers overcome with terror. Rahul’s stance coupled with his resolve and tactics made him into an impenetrable wall that every baller feared.
Emphasizing Rahul dravid’s remarkable characteristic abilities, veteran cricketer Shoaib Akhtar said thusly –
“He was unstoppable none, except Wasim, could stop him. In test matches, he was the toughest to bowl; he killed you mentally and tired you physically.”
These words coming out of the mouth of one of the best bowlers to have ever existed. It clearly reflect the intensity and resolve with which Dravid put on his play.
Magnificent Batting style
He has been, owing to his distinct style and characteristic ability to defend, compared with Mohammed Ali (Boxer). Who would tire his opponents and then knock them out. This distinctive style of playing for hours on end and not giving up. Rahul dravid has registered his name in the annals of cricket. He is one of the best batsmen to have ever played in the international arena.
Apart from being known for his defensive technique, Which earned him much acclaim. As far as the test series and general batsmanship are concerned, He scored consistently in ODIs as well. Thereby securing him the ICC Player of the Year award. He is also among the few whose test score is way better in the international arena than at home. All in all, he was a remarkable batsman known for his defensive technique throughout the cricket world.
He is also one of the two batsmen to have scored 10,000 runs.
Rahul Dravid comes at the fourth position in overall scores in Test cricket. All of this combined reflects his unparalleled abilities and approach when it comes to batsmanship. It sets him apart and puts him on a pedestal that can only be dreamt of by the other players.