Rahul Dravid rocks @ 40

Jan 11, 2013, 02:40 IST | Special Features

Rahul Dravid is all set to turn a year older today. CS brings to you more about the batting maestro.

>> Dravid's father worked for a company that makes jams and preservatives, because of which he got the nickname Jammy. He is also called The Wall.

Rahul Dravid

>> He was honoured in the list of top-five Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 2000.

>> He became the first non-Australian cricketer to address at the Bradman Oration in Canberra.

>> Breaking millions of hearts, Rahul married Vijeta Pendharkar, a surgeon from Nagpur in 2003 They have two children, Samit and Anvay.

>> Dravid was picked as the 2004 Youth Icon, ahead of Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan, in a nationwide poll conducted by a popular music channel.

>> With more than 200 catches, Dravid holds the world record for the most number of catches in Test cricket.  

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