Rahul Dravid Birthday: Twitterati Celebrate as 'The Wall' turns 45

Rahul Dravid Birthday: Twitterati Celebrate as 'The Wall' turns 45

As Dravid turned 45 on Thursday, January 11, members of the batting great-coached U-19 team celebrated the occasion by smearing cake on his face.

Dravid has been at the pinnacle of Test cricket and a principal architect of several wins for the Indian team. Watch him deliver the message here.

Former Indian skipper Rahul Dravid is also referred as the "The wall" of Indian cricket by the fans. Virender Sehwag paid tribute to his former team-mate in a manner only he can.

By his own admission, Rahul Dravid was not a gifted player unlike contemporaries Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman. Both Sehwag and Tendulkar shared photos with Dravid from their playing days. He is arguably the most selfless cricketer having a spotless career.

Mr. Dependable aka Rahul Dravid who was the most respectful player who praised by whole world.

Dravid is now sharing his expertise with the Indian Under-19 team as its coach.

The "Gentlemen" of Cricket has been an inspiration to many and continue to be the motivational force behind a lot of budding cricketers in the country.

The legendary batsman, who is presently in New Zealand with the Under-19 team for the World Cup, remains a much-admired man in the cricketing world, nearly six years after announcing his retirement from worldwide cricket.

Samit scored 150 for Mallya Aditi International School who beat Vivekananda School by a whopping 412 runs.

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