Posts Tagged ‘rahul dravid’

It has been often said that the history of Indian cricket can be divided in two phases: ‘Before Ganguly’ and ‘After Ganguly’. Such is the enigma surrounding one of the best captains of the Indian cricket team. Some call him ‘Dada’, some call him ‘The God of Offside’, some call him ‘The Bengal Tiger’ and some call...

Born in 1973, Dravid grew up in an upper-middle-class home in Bengaluru. His father Sharad was a food scientist in Kissan, a popular brand making jams, squashes and ketchups (hence Dravid’s early nickname ‘Jammy’) and his mother Pushpa an art lecturer in a leading college. A double-income family living...

Cricketers are celebrities that often get limited to the controversies and talk about the sports itself. But here, we give you a chance to know which Indian Cricket Team Captain you would relate to the most. Read Democracy’s XI by Rajdeep Sardesai to more about your heroes in detail and their commitment to the sport.

An India–Australia Test series is now the most awaited international event in the cricket calendar, and bigger than the Ashes

As Laxman and Dravid came together, their aim was to remain unseparated that evening. This first and immediate milestone was achieved, and by end of day, Laxman had crossed 50 and the two had put on close to a hundred; there had been no risks but no slavish defence either. India were still 176 runs away from making...