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10 Lesser Known Records of Rahul Dravid :

 

1.Dravid holds the world record for facing most no. of balls in test cricket(31,258 balls).Again he holds the record of most minutes spent in crease by any batsmen in test history(44,152 mins).

2.Dravid holds the prestigious record of scoring the most runs aganist WI in Tests away from home followed by Gavaskar & Boycott.

3.Dravid became the First non-Australian to give a speech at the Sir Donald Bradman oration.

4.Lesser is known about Dravid, the ODI player.Dravid is the Leading run scorer of Cricket World Cup 1999 (461 runs).

5.Dravid and Sachin holds the world record for scoring most no. of partnership runs in test cricket(6920 runs).Also they hold the same record for most century (20) & fifty (29) partnerships.

6.Dravid is only player to score a century against each test playing national away from home.In home, he scored test century aganist all nations except Bangladesh.

7.Dravid is the only player in cricket history to made his debut and retire in the same match (IND V ENG t20).

8.Dravid holds the world record for taking highest no. of catches by a non-wicketkeeper in tests (210 catches).

9.Under Dravid’s captaincy India won the test series in WI since 1971.

10.Dravid was voted as the sexiest sports personality in India (2004-2005) beating the likes of Yuvraj & Sania.

 

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