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Thursday, 4 June 2020

Whereby Rahul Dravid, the consummate team man, ‘kept’ his place in India’s ODI side


Whereby Rahul Dravid, the consummate team man, ‘kept’ his place in India’s ODI side



Rahul Dravid, the consummate team man, ‘kept’ his place in India’s ODI side
Rahul Dravid, the consummate team man, ‘kept’ his place in India’s ODI side
If you remember Rahul Dravid’s early years in ODI cricket, you will remember him as a classy batsman; a classy batsman who hit good-looking shots that almost always seemed to find the fielder. 

He was the epitome of classical batsmanship — sure about whether he wanted to defend or play a shot but it was almost the kind of batting that was easiest to contain. There was no in-between shot. There was no ‘drop the ball and run’.

From 1996, when he made his debut, to 2002, when he was designated as a keeper, Dravid’s strike-rate in ODIs was 68.40. These days, with that kind of strike-rate, he wouldn’t even have made the team let alone play for six years.

The class of Dravid’s batsmanship was clear to everyone — more so when India went on an overseas tour and that is why India was always on the lookout for a way to make him part of the XI. He wouldn’t throw his wicket away, he would hang in there and arrest a collapse if need be.

And in April 1999, everyone in India was given the first glimpse of an idea that would radically change things for Dravid and his team. In a match...
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