Rahul Dravid Quotes : 20 Witty Statements From “The Wall”

Rahul Dravid Quotes

Rahul Dravid was a former Indian Cricketer and Captain, also known as“The Wall”. He was one of the best batsman in cricket history. He is the fourth highest run scorer in test matches and second Indian after Sachin Tendulkar to score more than 10K runs in ODI and Test Cricket.

Rahul Dravid born in a Marathi family and brought up in Bangalore. He started playing cricket at the age of 12 and later represented Karnataka in under-15, under 17 and under 19. Rahul Dravid has won millions of hearts not just by his game but also by his patient and hardworking personality. Rahul Dravid has won several awards during his career such as ICC Player of the year in 2004, Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan and many more.

No doubt Rahul Dravid is a great personality and we can learn lots of things from him. If you want to know more about his life you can read :- “Rahul Dravid: Timeless Steel” book. Meanwhile i have collected some of best thoughts spoken by Rahul Dravid to give you the glimpse of his personality.

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List of Rahul Dravid Quotes : 20 Witty Statements From “The Wall”

1. “I have failed at times, but I never stopped trying”

~Rahul Dravid

2. “My approach to cricket has been reasonably simple: it was about giving everything to the team, it was about playing with dignity and it was about upholding the spirit of the game. I hope I have done some of that. I have failed at times, but I have never stopped trying. It is why I leave with sadness but also with pride”

~Rahul Dravid

3. “You don’t play for revenge, you play for respect and pride”

~Rahul Dravid

4. “If you don’t ask for the best, you don’t get it”

~Rahul Dravid

5. “Cricket is just something that I am good at, just like various people are good at various things. What’s lucky is that cricket gets enormous publicity”

~Rahul Dravid

6. “I have the kind of personality that I always look ahead than look at what’s happened. It does help a lot, especially when you’ve done badly or you’ve failed. It’s instinctive of me that I look at what’s next, I look ahead a lot, and start preparing for that, in victory and in defeat”

~Rahul Dravid

7. “I am what I am. I have not deliberately built an image for myself”

~Rahul Dravid

8. “No Dream is ever chased alone”

~Rahul Dravid

9. “I was given a talent to play cricket .i don’t know why i was given but i was. I owe it to all those who wish it had been them to give of my best everyday”

~Rahul Dravid

10. “I think we judge talent wrong. What do we see as talent ? I think I have made the same mistake myself. We judge talent by people’s ability to strike a cricket ball. The sweetness, the timing. That’s the only thing we see as talent. Things like determination, courage, discipline, temperament, these are also talent”

~Rahul Dravid

11. “You don’t win or lose the games because of 11 you select. You win or lose with what those 11 do on the field”

~Rahul Dravid

12. “You get an image in the first couple of years of your career, and then whether you like it or not, you are stuck with it for the rest of your life”

~Rahul Dravid

13. “There are choices to make and someone will be unlucky. That is how the life is”

~Rahul Dravid

14. “There are so many fans and so many people who care deeply about this game, and it is because of these fans that we are who we are as cricketers”

~Rahul Dravid

15. “Sometimes fitness is a good thing to have, but you have to recognize that fitness takes you only so far, and skills are the most important thing. Fitness just helps you execute those cricketing skills for longer and more consistently, maybe”

~Rahul Dravid

16. “Reading allows me to recharge my batteries”

~Rahul Dravid

17. “The cricket talent in India is still very much untapped. The hope is that new money can help find our future stars”

~Rahul Dravid

18. “I wasn’t the most prodigiously talented cricketer in Karnataka, let alone India. Some of my team-mates in my school team could hit the ball cleaner than I do. I had to work through that lack of talent, so to speak, that lack of natural flair. Runs never came easy for me”

~Rahul Dravid

19. “Even if my grandchildren don’t remember the fact that I scored 10,000 runs in Test and ODI cricket, I am confident that they will remember that Sachin Tendulkar used to be my team-mate”

~Rahul Dravid

20. “If someone thinks, ‘I’ll spend the off season working on my fitness and I’ll come back a better cricketer,’ I don’t think that’s enough. You need to spend a lot of time working on your skills and honing your skills”

~Rahul Dravid

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Last thing to my readers, I would like to know in comments, Which of the  above Rahul Dravid quotes you like the most ?

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Neeraj Kaple

Neeraj Kaple is a software engineer based in Mumbai. He writes articles which motivates/inspire people to achieve their goals. He also writes about software's, blogging tools, internet marketing and how-to guides on his another Blog Techmazic.com.

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