Rahul Sharad Dravid (born 11 January 1973) is one of the most experienced cricketers in the Indian national team , of which he has been a regular member since 1996. He was appointed as the captain of the Indian cricket team in October 2005 and resigned from the post in September 2007. In the series of IPL since 2008-2010 he played for Royal Challengers but in IPL2011 he is signed by Rajasthan Royals .
Dravid was honored as one of the five Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 2000 . He is the first and the only batsman to score a century in all ten Test playing nations. With more than 199 catches, Dravid currently holds the world record for the highest number of catches in Test cricket . Dravid is a wicket keeper but is purely a batsman, one who has averaged 63.51 in matches played since 1 January 2000.He was selected to make his Ranji Trophy debut in February 1991.Dravid was top scorer in the 7th World Cup(1999) , scoring 461 runs. He is the only Indian to score two back to back centuries at the World Cup. In the 2005 ICC Awards he was the only Indian to be named to the World one-day XI.After a barren run in Test matches in 2008, Dravid came under increasing media pressure to retire or be dropped. In the Second Test against England in Mohali, he scored 136, putting on a triple-century stand. He holds the record of number of catches in Test cricket by a non-wicket keeper.
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