BANGALORE: Sport and fairytales do not always go hand in hand, and for Rahul Dravid, an otherwise glorious international cricketing career did not end in a befitting manner.
MUMBAI: India batting great and former skipper Rahul Dravid announced his retirement from international cricket on Friday, saying it was the right time to “move on” and make way for the next generation of players.
NEW DELHI: Classy, conventional, cool in a crisis and controversy-free, Rahul Dravid is an idol and superstar of Indian cricket as well as a gentlemanly competitor revered by opponents the world over.
NEW DELHI: India’s batting stalwart Rahul Dravid, second most prolific batsman in Test history, on Friday announced his retirement from international cricket where he has been a star for over 15 years.
Dravid made [...]
MELBOURNE: Stand-in Australian captain Shane Watson has paid glowing tributes to Rahul Dravid, describing the retiring Indian batting stalwart as a “phenomenal man” and the “nicest guy” he has ever met in cricket.
Dravid, the second most prolific batsman in Test history, is expected to draw curtains to [...]
DUNEDIN: South Africa skipper Graeme Smith and Jacques Kallis both scored centuries and combined for a 200-run partnership as the tourists virtually batted New Zealand out of the first Test by the close of play on the third day on Friday.
Smith (115) and [...]
DUNEDIN: Graeme Smith and Jacques Kallis steered South Africa out of trouble after early setbacks against New Zealand on the third day of the first Test at University Oval on Friday.
At tea South Africa were 175/2 in their second innings, leading New Zealand [...]
DUNEDIN: Doug Bracewell took two key wickets in one over as New Zealand reduced South Africa to 88 for two in their second innings at lunch on the third day of the first Test at University Oval in Dunedin on Friday.
New Zealand had [...]
Sandeep Somesh : My best memory of Rahul Dravid is his unwillingness to accept defeat. I have played with him during my school days and one attitude that stood out was his urge to revisit the errors and correct them.
Many articles have been written about this facet [...]