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Rahul Dravid, who turned 46 on January 11, was one of the greatest players who played for the Indian cricket team. Here are some fun instances when Dravid was the king off the field

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 11 January 2019, 01:31:32 PM
Rahul Dravid turns 46, here are some fun facts

Rahul Dravid turns 46, here are some fun facts

1
Rahul Dravid once featured in an episode of MTV Bakra and here, the host tried to propose to the star batsman, to which he replied, "Focus on your studies first." It was a brilliant response to a tricky situation. If only Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul could have taken lessons from this episode.
Rahul Dravid turns 46, here are some fun facts

Rahul Dravid turns 46, here are some fun facts

2
Rahul Dravid was nicknamed 'Jammy' in addition to his moniker 'The Wall'. Dravid's father Sharad worked in Kissan Jams and he featured in an ad which became popular. It became so popular that a tournament called Jammy Cup is played to honour Rahul Dravid.
Rahul Dravid turns 46, here are some fun facts

Rahul Dravid turns 46, here are some fun facts

3
Rahul Dravid was not only a great cricketer, he was a thorough gentleman. Such was his popularity off the field that he became the only non-Australian to deliver the famous Sir Don Bradman Oration in Australia.
Rahul Dravid turns 46, here are some fun facts

Rahul Dravid turns 46, here are some fun facts

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Rahul Dravid is also a UNICEF ambassador and has also become the brand ambassador for Bangalore Traffic Police. However, he also features in the anti-Tobacco campaign.
Rahul Dravid turns 46, here are some fun facts

Rahul Dravid turns 46, here are some fun facts

5
Rahul Dravid made his debut in the T20I against England at Manchester and also retired in the same game. He is the only player to achieve this feat.