Happy birthday, Rahul Dravid: As ‘The Wall’ turns 43, fans, players twitter their wishes

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January 11, 1973 will go down as one of a biggest days in Indian cricket – a day Rahul Dravid stepped into this world. Considered one of a biggest ever to have played a game, Dravid’s significance to Indian cricket can't be overstated. The man, who is as eminent for his conspicuous technique on a margin as for his pearls of knowledge off it, is one of a many reputable cricketers of his generation.

File design of Rahul Dravid. Reuters.File design of Rahul Dravid. Reuters.

File design of Rahul Dravid. Reuters.

As a Indian group prepares to take on a strong Australians in their home turf, one can't assistance though consider behind to one of a many noted cricketing moments in Indian cricketing story – a Test win in Adelaide, in 2003. The compare was won underneath Sourav Ganguly’s captaincy though a many durability impact on a compare was done by non other than a Wall himself, with a double-century in a initial innings and an dominant win in a second – sealing a win for India with a cut shot to a indicate range from a brief round off Stuart Macgill, holding his off India tip and holding it high in celebrations.

Currently a manager of a Indian Under-19 and India A teams, Dravid will be overseeing his wards in a Under-19 World Cup commencement after this month in Bangladesh. On interest of a whole cricketing community, here is anticipating that The Wall wins a much-deserved World Cup, a one honour that eluded him as a player.

The cricket village common their wishes as a ‘Jam, Jam, Jammy’ incited 43. Here’s a preference of a best.

First up, a cricketers, starting with a Test captain Virat Kohli:


Ajinkya Rahane, a male who has been called a Dravid of this stream generation, had some comfortable difference to share as well, by a video summary from Australia. “Wishing we a unequivocally happy birthday, Rahul Bhai. Be always fit and healthy for ever and ever. we have been unequivocally propitious to play alongside with you. Really schooled a lot many things from we about batting and in ubiquitous about my life. Thank we so much, whatever we submit we gave me it is unequivocally assisting me and will continue to assistance me in a future.” There was an escape of wishes from his fans as well, definition #HappyBirthdayDravid was one of a tip Twitter trends in India.