Reactions to Rahul Dravid’s retirement

Reactions to Indian batting great Rahul Dravid’s retirement from test and domestic first-class cricket.

Rahul Dravid

Reactions to Rahul Dravid’s retirement

There was and is only one Rahul Dravid. There can be no other. I will miss Rahul in the dressing room and out in the middle. I have shared the best moments with him. Our many century partnerships are testimony to the hours we spent together in the middle. For someone who has played 164 matches and over 13000 runs, no tribute can be enough. – Sachin Tendulkar

It’s really tough to become another Rahul Dravid. It will not happen overnight. It has taken him long to get here. – Sourav Ganguly.

I Was very lucky to play all the formet with my hero…many thanks for ur contribution to team karnataka and india.. We miss u rahul bhai!! – Vinay Kumar

Rahul Dravid.well played.Thank u so much for ur outstanding contribution to the indian team.i salute u.The country salutes u.God bless – Vinod Kambli

Wall for team but a shoulder for team mates. Impregnable for opposition, motivation fr us. That’s Rahul bhai. Got my ODI & Test cap frm him – Suresh Raina

I think it is the beginning of the end of the era. – Ajit Wadekar.

Extremely emotional to see my hero bid goodbye to cricket. Thank You for the memories. Words fail me. You’re a legend – Aakash Chopra

Rahul Dravid retires.. The worlds most respected cricketer over the last 20 yrs.. LEGEND- Michael Vaughan

It’s going to be a bit void in Indian cricket now. I think you really won’t find anybody playing with the same tactical virtuosity that you saw with Rahul Dravid. – Sunil Gavaskar.

Rahul Dravid-LEGEND!! Plain & simple.. congrats on an incredible career!! India WILL miss- Kevin Pietersen

THE WALL of indian cricket a role model for me. A true gentleman and great motivator. We will miss you on the field Rahul bhai- Ajinkya Rahane

I consider it a privilege to have played alongside him through most of my career. His contribution as a team player and mentor can’t be quantified, and that will certainly be missed going forward. –  Anil Kumble.

Congrats on a Fantastic, Superb International Career! The Great Legend Rahul Dravid !!The wall will be miss!! – Chris Gayle

Indian cricket is going to miss the great Man Dravid,just heard abt it,have had the pleasure of playing with him from India Cements to India. Can’t get a more model pro,with the equanimity of mind matched by few. World& Indian ckt is left poorer by your retirement – Murali Karthik

He could have played for a couple of years more. He has been a great player for India- M Kaif

Rahul Dravid – Knew the man behind the bat. Not often do you find a person as exceptional as his achievements- Sanjay Manjrekar

A role model on & off the field.Thank you rahul bhai for what you have given 2 the indian cricket.The wall will be missed . True entertainer – Pragyan Ojha

Rahul Dravid retires…cricket loses one of its finest batsmen, sport, one of its finest gentlemen. – Jeffrey Archer

Congrats to Rahul Dravid on an amazing career! You will be missed. Fantastic person and Cricketer! India’s wall. – AB de Villiers

Rahul Dravid one of the games treasures a man that stood tall as a player & character. Many congratulations on a Stella career. – Tom Moody

Congratulations Rahul Dravid. Champion on and off the field, showed us all that sky is the limit with hard work, patience and discipline- Mahesh Bhupathi

Rahul Dravid is one of the all time greats of the game. One of the top 5 batters I played against. Lara Sachin Ponting Kallis the other 4. – Alec Stewart

Jam it was a pleasure & privilege to have playd with u and ur presence in the dressing room alwys added to our confidence. Will miss u lots. – Virender Sehwag

Dravid, A purist, in this mad world of limited overs cricket with limited edition heroes, whose kind may not be seen again on the field! – Rameez Raja

Rahul Dravid- What a true legend of the game! Think all bowlers around the world will be relieved!! – Luke Wright

An honour to play against a legend like Rahul Dravid, another one of the Greats retires from cricket. Great man & v humble. Good 2know him – Azhar Mahmood

Rahul Dravid ‘The Wall’ will be missed. It was an honour having played in the team with him. Thank you sir. – R P Singh

RAHUL DRAVID-legend….u will be missed big time…congratulations on a great career… – Parthiv Patel

2 thoughts on “Reactions to Rahul Dravid’s retirement

  1. damodar.m

    rahul dravid is another name for strength,perfection,and simplicity. like kapil he had everything what the “game of gentlemen” demands.he makes india proud.

  2. S.P

    Its a Gr8 news for all domestic players who are knocking the door of indian cricket team, I think all will get the chance to play for india bcoz no-one can fill the place of DRAVID..


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