ON THIS DAY: The Wall is born.

On this day in 1973, Rahul Dravid was born. 

Thanks to whoever sent this genius. 

Rahul Dravid, had he been in any other side, would have been the greatest batsman of a generation for that team. Just his luck, he was playing alongside the greatest batsman ever (at least statistically). 

Dravid faced more balls than anyone ever, in Tests. He loved batting. To celebrate Dravid, who was both an incredibly talented hard fighting but technically gifted batsman, and a lovely guy too, watch this: 

Here is a clip of his debut 96:

And here is a more recent Dravid, tearing England apart on an ultimately unsuccessful tour:


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