Personal Information on Rahul Dravid Personal Information on Rahul Dravid Personal Information on Rahul Dravid

Family 
Dad's Name : Sharad Dravid
Mom's Name :
Pushpa Dravid
Brother's Name :
Vijay Dravid
Name of his house :
"Srishti"
 

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Education 


School  : St. Joseph's, Bangalore
College :
St. Joseph's, Bangalore
Indian School First Unofficial Century :
St. Anthony's when he was 10 years old

Cricket in Blood
The game of cricket runs in Dravid's family. His father has played the game and his uncle, K.V.Dravid played for the Holkars.

First step towards Cricket

Dravid started playing cricket at the age of 10 in the streets of Banglore. His school had a good cricket team and Rahul performed well in the Junior Tournaments to merit selection in the state under 15, under 17 and under 19 tournaments. Rahul though failed to deliver in his debut ODI match at Singapore in the Triangular Tournament( India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka), it was his Test debut performance in the England tour which earned him a permanent berth in the Indian Team. 

Guides
According to Dravid  G R Vishwanath, K K Tarapore, Roger Binny and Brijesh Patel  are the ones who helped him in polishing his batting techniques . 

Favourites of Dravid 

Singers : Sting, Chris de Burgh, Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar
Movies :
Braveheart, Ghost
Books :
Thrillers and Philosophical
Car : Maruti 800, BMW
Actors : Tom Cruise, Aamir Khan
Actresses : Demi Moore, Michelle Pfieffer
Drink : Mango Milkshake
Pastime : Listening to old Hindi songs
Channel : Discovery
Colour : Blue
Cartoon Character : Superman
Hangouts : Shezan, Paradise Island
Ads : "Any one that figures me!!"

   
Eating Habits

Prefers Indian food, especially home-cooked. As per him his mother is the best cook. He prefers his mother's food to any five star hotel in the world. He is a  'Daal Chawal' kind of person, who also enjoys chicken and fish occasionally.

Travelling  
Likes travelling and seeing different places. Was a little disappointed that he could not see Sun City during his trip to South Africa.

Most Embarrassing Moment
Once he got out in a Junior match and started crying in the dressing room. Seeing this his friends started laughing and teasing him.


Love for Animals
He loves nature and animals and is more of a country person. He is always willing to contribute to a good cause. Loves watching wild life programs.

Favourite Music

 
Unchained Melodies (Air Supply)
I believe I can fly (R.Kelly)
Could you be loved (Bob Marley)
Greatest love of all (Whiteny Houston)
O Sanam (Lucky Ali)
Afreen (Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan)
Because you loved me (Celine Dion)

  
Other's
 

 

Greatest Asset : Concentration
Memorable Moment : Debut at Lord's and 148 at Johannesburg
Inspiration  : Family
Hobbies : Reading, Listening to music
Goals : Likes to keep them to himself
Dream Woman : Unfortunately, he doesn't remember what he dreams
Coach : Keki Tarapore

Enjoys in his free time : With family and friends
Hates : Nothing in particular

View about fans
Fans are great as long as they do not trouble his family and privacy.
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