Rahul Dravid, some of the greatest cricket players the game has seen in its entirety, lived by three D’s that got him to where he’s: determination, dedication and discipline. The biography of Rahul Dravid written by Devendra Prabhudesai encompasses the life and times of the great player. It throws light on his trials and tribulations, wins and losses and other elements that shaped his glorious cricketing career. How he came to be an inspiration to such a lot of young and aspiring cricketers who look up to him till date.
Rahul Dravid is known to be a humble person in his game as well his countenance, never letting the public critique or the fame get to his head. The innings he played in his entire career has been magnificent and Prabhudesai does complete justice to his journey. He used to be the first Indian to score five double centuries in test cricket and four centuries in a consecutive four test innings. His career might have been overshadowed by the success of Sachin Tendulkar but it used to be not enough to bring his spirits down and he continued to play his best.
Being the first batsman to have scored a century against each and every country that played test matches, Dravid outdid himself ceaselessly in his career. As a tribute to some of the greatest batsman the nation has witnessed, Rahul Dravid is the story of a man who never once lost his composure on account of competition and gave the Indian cricket team their best years.
Rahul Dravid used to be published by Rupa and Co. In 2005 and is to be had in paperback.
Accommodates interviews, memoirs and recollections from teammates who have played with him or seen him play. It has a compilation of a few exuberant photographs which capture Rahul Dravid in his greatest moments.