Legendary batsman Rahul Dravid has decided to celebrate his 44th birthday by showing his love for the game of cricket through a heartfelt video post on his Facebook page. The video shows that passion is all that you need to pursue cricket irrespective of your gender,age or financial situation.
The name Rahul Sharad Dravid itself commands a great deal of respect in the cricketing circles not just because the man has scored more than 23,000 runs his career. It stretches beyond the 22-yards of the cricket pitch to the person and the human being Rahul Dravid is. Always known to be a tough competitor on the field, “The Wall of Indian Cricket” has won over many fans all over the world due to his humble nature off the pitch.
While we usually see big sportsperson show off the fancy expensive gifts they received on their birthdays, Dravid showed his gratitude to the sport of cricket by posting a heart-warming video showcases that love and passion for the game is all that is needed and we all can pursue the game regardless of our age, gender or our financial situation.
The former Indian captain is currently the coach of India A and India U-19 sides after having retired from the game in 2012. Dravid played in 164 tests 344 ODIs and scored 36 and 12 hundreds respectively.
In the video he says, every cricketer in India, be it what level he has played has a story to tell. “Whatever your story is, there’s joy, cricket for all. Being, coach of the junior India sides, Dravid is doing a commendable job by helping the youngsters graduate to the senior level. Jayant Yadav, Karun Nair and Hardik Pandya are the examples, having made an early impression playing for India.
Checkout His Inspirational video Here: