Dravid was dismissed for a score of 3 when India needed a big partnership in … Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Dravid, who scored his 62nd half-century… His 22-ball stay was packed with 5 fours and 3 sixes. Rahul Dravid was also the head coach of U-19 India during the U-19 World Cup in 2019, which the team went on to win after a dominating performance in the finals. In recent years, we have seen the records for fastest fifties and fastest centuries getting shrunk. Cheteshwar Pujara was attended to by the physio on multiple occasions but he batted on, hitting a memorable, fighting half-century at The Gabba. Rahul Dravid stats in international cricket compose of some staggering numbers. He completed his half-century in just 21 balls and finished with 67 not out from 39 balls. Published: January 19, 2021 12:13 PM IST India won this TVS Cup 2003 encounter in Hyderabad by a whopping margin of 145 runs. Against Zimbabwe, India had lumbered to 216/6 in 43.3 overs. "Well, he (Cheteshwar Pujara) is Rahul Dravid all over again. It is a great surprise that an innings from 1983 finds a spot in this list. Rahul Dravid, born January 11, 1973, is one of the greatest batsmen to be produced by India, the fulcrum around which Indian batting revolved during the decade and a half when his name was constant at number three on the scoreboard. Moments after India registered a historic win over Australia at The Gabba on Tuesday, former India skipper Rahul Dravid started trending on Twitter. He brought up his fifty on the last ball of the innings. - Dravid is one of the five batsmen who have scored 60 plus half-centuries in Test cricket. With more and more batting-friendly playing conditions being introduced, the total of 500 in 50 overs is not untouchable in modern cricket. Dravid, who had been knocking at the doors of Indian national cricket team for quite a while with his consistent performance in domestic cricket, received his first national call in October 1994, for the last two matches of the Wills World Series. Pujara ended this Test series Down Under with 271 runs from 8 innings at an average of 33.87 with three half-centuries. New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Moments after India registered a historic win over Australia at The Gabba on Tuesday, former India skipper Rahul Dravid … This one takes the cake. It … India went on to clinch a 91-run victory. All that was left for young Sehwag to do was go out and smash a fifty in no time. Find Dravid's Records, Biography, Centuries, Runs, wickets. In spite of scoring a crucial half-century in the ongoing India vs Australia 3rd Test, the batsman was targeted by a certain section of fans for 'slow' innings. Arunabha Sengupta looks back at the career of the man who is nothing short of a phenomenon in his own right. His fifty came up in just 22 deliveries. There are a few surprises in store for you. The duo added 70-runs for the opening wicket before Josh Hazlewood provided the first breakthrough after dismissing Gill for 31 in the 23rd over. After the top order had set a solid platform, Yuvraj Singh blasted the Bangladeshi bowling to collect almost 100 runs in the last 10 overs. In the last 50 years, only 2️⃣ No.7 Indian debutants have scored a half century: Rahul Dravid (95 v England, 1996) Washington Sundar (62 v Australia, 2021) Great company Famously hailed as 'The Wall' -- Dravid needs no introduction. However, India have been immune to it. This 27-run victory boosted India’s confidence ahead of the World Cup and the rest is history. 100MB is a place where cricket lovers can find unheard stories of their favourite sport along with latest news! Hence, ardent Indian cricket fans have been suggesting the BCCI to make full use of the current NCA head Dravid by flying him to Australia to assist the struggling Indian batters in the ongoing Border-Gavaskar Trophy 2020-21 edition. Dravid's first ODI century was made against Pakistan in May 1997. The visitors were still upset from the loss they had suffered the previous day. ODI cricket is experiencing what is called as ‘run inflation’. Ind vs Aus, 4th Test: Siraj's fiver, Steve Smith's half-century set stage for grand finale at the Gabba. Also, he played a total of 928 balls, most by any batsman in the series. [7] Dravid's highest Test score of 270, achieved in April 2004 in Rawalpindi, helped India to an innings victory against Pakistan. New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Jan 18, 2021, 02.19 PM(IST) ... Hanuma Vihari reveals Rahul Dravid's message after Sydney heroics. Kapil Dev – 22 balls. This happened in Rajkot 20 years ago. India lost the match by 38 runs despite Nayan Mongia and Sanjay Manjrekar scoring half-centuries and sharing a 116-run partnership for the sixth wicket. However, he could not break into the playing eleven. Dravid's career in numbers; In his 16-year long career, Dravid scored 13288 test runs at an average of 52.31, hitting 36 centuries and 63 half-centuries, with the highest score of 270. He has scored 63 half-centuries. India vs Australia Test: Fans miss Rahul Dravid after Cheteshwar Pujara hits his slowest fifty [6] His partnership with Laxman was the third-highest for the fifth wicket in Test cricket history. His highest rating is 270 runs. Tendulkar's half-century is his 63rd in Tests bringing him level with Allan Border on the list of batsmen with the most Test half-centuries. Apart from Test cricket, Rahul Dravid also holds an impressive ODI record for India. [5] He made centuries in both innings of a match when he scored 190 and 103 not out in the final Test of the 1998–99 series against New Zealand. The Indian batsman is famous for his healthy defensive techniques, as he indeed gave a tough time to the bowlers. He smashed 55 off just 23 balls with 7 fours and 3 sixes. Former Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Rashid Latif recalled an incident when the umpire’s misjudgment cost Rahul Dravid his wicket in the first ODI of Sharjah Cup in 1996. Rahul Dravid’s World Cup batting and fielding record: Matches 22, Highest Score 145, Runs 860, Average 61.42, Strike-rate 74.97, Hundreds 2, … [9] He scored centuries against all Test playing nations and was the first cricketer to score centuries in all 10 Test playing nations. Download Images Watch Videos online My world will go half circle! He retired from international cricket with an illustrious record of 24,208 runs, including 48 centuries, and is the only player in the history of cricket to be involved in two 300-plus ODI partnerships. Isn’t he? Following Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid stands second in the list with 1,899 runs. He also was the second-highest run-scorer for the visitors, with 271 runs and three half-centuries to his name. He repeated the feat in March 2005 when he scored 110 and 135 against Pakistan in another man-of-the-match performance, leading India to victory in the second of the three-match series. In a match dominated by Virender Sehwag’s 130 and Sachin Tendulkar’s 102, it was Rahul Dravid’s 50 not out that hogged the headlines. These half-centuries by the batsmen have been quite crucial and on numerous occasions have been game-changers. He has gathered 10,000 runs in both Tests and ODIs. He scored 10889 runs with the help of 12 centuries and 83 semi-centuries by playing 344 matches for India in ODI. [10] His highest score of 153 was made the same year against New Zealand. So much so, that when the selectors announced the Indian team for the 1996 World Cupsans Dravid, an Indian daily newspaper carried a headline – "Rahul Dravi… His heroics and records on the field are stuff of cricketing folklore. According to Afridi, former Pak legends like Inzamam-ul-Haq and Younis Khan can … While most in India were aware of the cricketers winning the series against Australia, only a few die-hard cricket fanatics knew why Dravid's name started dominating the 'trending list'. He went back to the domestic circuit and kept knocking harder. Others are – Sachin Tendulkar {68}, … Hanuma battled a hamstring injury in the Sydney Test, first partnering with Cheteshwar Pujara and then batting for more than three hours with Ashwin, who Rahul Dravid is a retired Indian international cricketer. It belongs to none other than India’s miracle man – Kapil Dev. Retirement Dravid announced his retirement from the limited-overs format in 2011, while he played his last test match against Australia in January 2012. Nicknamed "The Wall" for his ability of "... fending off the fiercest, the fastest and the wiliest of bowlers around the world",[1][2] he scored 36 centuries (scores of 100 runs or more) in Test cricket and 12 in One Day Internationals (ODI) between his debut in 1996 and retirement in 2011. India batted first in Dhaka against Bangladesh in third of the three-match ODI series of 2004/05. Test Century/ A divisor of 18 > 150: Australia, 14 March 2001 (H) Test Century/ Need a clue? 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In a man-of-the-match performance, he made 148 runs spanning nine hours and took India to their only draw of the series. He followed that with six centuries in 1999, including two in the 1999 World Cup (against Kenya and Sri Lanka); in the latter he was involved in a then-record 318-run partnership with Sourav Ganguly. Dravid scored his first Test century in January 1997 against South Africa. He later produced a spell of 3/26 to secure a victory for India. Stay updated with your favourite cricketers, their lifestyle, fitness, fashion trends and more. India have produced countless world-class batsmen in all these years but the record for the fastest fifty in ODIs belongs to Ajit Agarkar. Walking out to bat in the 44th over, Dravid had the full freedom to attack New Zealand bowlers. 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