The great Indian Cricket Wall – Rahul Dravid is going to retire from International One-day and Test Career today i.e 9th March 2012. This news was initially rumored by all national news channels but later from a close associate of Rahul Dravid we got to know that - Rahul Dravid retirement from International cricket was true. He also called National Media for a press conference in Bengaluru/Bangalore.
Rahul Dravid retirement plan was not taken in a hurry and it was completely a well planned decision. The recent performance of rahul dravid in the test cricket against australia in Border and Gavaskar trophy was horrible as he played 4 test matches and scored just 194 runs. This took him to take the decision. The news that Rahul Dravid retirement from International Cricket both formats One Day international and Test Cricket shocked entire nation.
After hearing to this news – the first comment came from Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar that “Rahul Dravid replacement is impossible”, i was always cherished him as the greatest defender ever in the history of cricket. Dravid is irreplaceable, we together had best century partnerships in the middle. I miss him a lot. This was came after Rahul dravid retirement from international cricket news came in.
RAHUL DRAVID RETIREMENT FROM INTERNATIONAL CRICKET
Rahul Dravid is the only cricketer in Indian cricket who kept himself always focused and had no controversies in the international cricket. Rahul dravid capped as an Indian cricket team captain for couple of years but never had a worst incident happend in the dressing room or cricket ground.
Sourav Ganguly, Sachin, Yuvraj, Azhar, Sehwag, Gambir, Dhoni, Kumble, Srinath, Zaheer Khan, Mongia, Venkatesh Prasad and Rahul Dravid had beautiful moments in and around Indian cricket. Rahul Dravid was usually called as “The Wall” by his fellow crickets and fans across the world. Rahul Dravid retirement from international cricket rumor came in two years back only but it was a fake news. But now the news was official.
Rahul Dravid personality is the main focus every other Indian cricket is looking into, Scored more than 13,265 runs for India in 163 tests. No, tribute can be enough for rahul dravid and he will be the one and only one in the test cricket arena who is irreplaceable.
Rahul Dravid Retirement from International Cricket:
When Indian wickets are tumbling at one end, the other end will never move an inch or fluctuate why because one man stands tall and he is the Great Indian Wall, Rahul Dravid who makes sure that the other end will be rock solid. There are times in the world cricket when cricket experts, commentators and analysts said – If you want to know about all the Cricket Techniques, you should watch Rahul Dravid playing in a Test Match. This is the word that makes a lot of sense to the upcoming crickets all over the world.
Finally Rahul Dravid retirement from International Cricket will take all Indian cricket fans to a shock but he will remain as the The Wall always. We will end this post by bowing to the great defender ever in the history of cricket – Mr. Rahul Dravid. He will always remain until cricket is played.