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Friday , March 09, 2012

Dravid, a man mountain


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We won't see another Rahul Dravid again, for sure. The India batsman said his final goodbye as an international cricketer on Friday. It's been non-stop cricket for him since his Test debut in 1996 and his walking off into the sunset is mournful news for Indian cricket. But as they say, all good things come to an end - so has Dravid's time as an Indian cricketer. In his very first Test innings at Lord's, he showed he belonged in international cricket. That time the Indian team was not the force it is right now. And against an opposition like England amid swinging conditions, even the very best cow. But Dravid was made of sterner stuff; his dogged 95 amply showed. He did not look back from there. It's not been an easy journey for him over 164 Tests and 344 ODIs. He started playing at a time when Sachin....


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Prateek Srivastava has covered cricket, golf and football over the last five years. But it's cricket that keeps him going. Books are another passion. Unfortunately, he does not get much time for that. The only regret he has.
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