Sachin Tendulkar Congratulates Rahul Dravid on Entering ICC Hall of Fame

Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday congratulated his former teammate Rahul Dravid on his induction into the ICC Hall of Fame. Sachin shared a picture of himself with Dravid on his Twitter timeline and using Dravid’s nickname ‘The Wall’ - which he received for his ability to bat for hours on end during Test matches - Tendulkar wrote in his Twitter post, “Congratulations, Rahul Dravid. The wall is finally in the HALL. Much deserved.”

Tendulkar and Dravid form India’s most successful pair in Test cricket with a tally of 6920 runs at an impressive average of 50.51.

Dravid, who is currently serving as the coach of India’s Under-19 team, was inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame along with former Australian captain Ricky Ponting and former England woman team’s wicketkeeper Claire Taylor during a special ceremony in Dublin on Sunday.

Dravid, who is currently serving as the coach of India’s Under-19 team, was inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame along with former Australian captain Ricky Ponting and former England woman team’s wicketkeeper Claire Taylor during a special ceremony in Dublin on Sunday.

Dravid finished his career with 13,288 runs in 164 Tests with 36 centuries and 10,889 runs in 344 ODIs with 12 centuries.

 

Abhishek Patil

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