Rahul Dravid a legend of Indian cricket is admired by every cricket fan and player all around the world. In his 16 years international career, Dravid earned the reputation of being the toughest batsman to dismiss. His impeccable defence and his one of a kind powers of concentration was a hallmark of his batting. Since retirement, Dravid has taken coaching roles and has mentored several young stars of Indian cricket.
Before that, the former Indian skipper also tried his hand on commentary on television. Dravid used to largely give his insights during India’s overseas tour during his commentary stint. He was known to be a man of very few statements during his career but everyone saw a new facet of him during commentary.
Dravid made sure that he entertained all his fans through his smooth sense of humour. He came up with remarkably funny commentary pieces that had everyone in cracks. Much like his career as a player, his commentary career was also very underrated. We try to dig and find out his top 3 incredible comments during commentary that you don’t wanna miss.
3 Epic Comments From Rahul Dravid During His Commentary:
3. Trolling Ganguly for his fitness
Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid shared the dressing room for more than a decade. The duo made their debuts together in 1996 at Lord’s. In 2007 Dravid was the captain won Indian won their historic Test series in England 1-0.
Popular commentator Harsha Bhogle recalled that Test series win and brought up some stats regarding bowling figures of Ganguly and Tendulkar on air. Dravid was part of that commentary stint and took a sarcastic dig over his former captain’s ordinary fitness.
Dravid said, “Sanjay Manjrekar made a really good point in the commentary box. If Ganguly had been a yard quicker and just a little bit fitter, he would have been a match-winner.”