Veteran spinner Harbhajan Singh took the cricketing fraternity down the memory lanes on Tuesday by sharing a montage of Rahul Dravid’s brilliant catches over the years.
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In the clip posted by Harbhajan, Rahul Dravid can be seen taking different types of catches while fielding at different positions like forward square leg, in the slip cordon and at point among others. And one can easily say that each of those catches were just brilliant.
“Outstanding catcher Rahul Dravid,” wrote Harbhajan Singh while posting the following video.
Outstanding catcher Rahul Dravid 👌👌 pic.twitter.com/DnLQhKlHPV
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) June 30, 2020
Harbhajan’s tweet not only made the fans nostalgic but also the past and present Indian cricketers. A number of cricketers re-tweeted the video and paid their tribute to the legendary Rahul Dravid. The likes of Anil Kumble, Ravichandran Ashwin and others lavished praise on Rahul Dravid as they shared the video.
“Absolutely brilliant!,” wrote former India captain and coach Anil Kumble.
Absolutely brilliant! https://t.co/vYSvdMKyNs
— Anil Kumble (@anilkumble1074) June 30, 2020
Ravichandran Ashwin just wrote: “Wow !! Just wow”
Wow !! Just wow https://t.co/vQh6Mbb8QX
— Ashwin (During Covid 19)🇮🇳 (@ashwinravi99) June 30, 2020
Suresh Raina gave a fitting tribute to his former teammate, writing:
“With or without his bat, he is, & will always be, THE WALL on the field! It has been a blessing to have been a part of his cricket journey, enjoying & celebrating every moment on the field!”
With or without his bat, he is, & will always be, THE WALL on the field! It has been a blessing to have been a part of his cricket journey, enjoying & celebrating every moment on the field! https://t.co/Uq9kRtopbS
— Suresh Raina🇮🇳 (@ImRaina) June 30, 2020
Domestic cricket legend Amol Muzumdar urged the youngsters to learn from Rahul Dravid, writing:
“Really superb… n with no fuss n after drama..! Any Youngster watching.”
Really superb… n with no fuss n after drama..! Any Youngster watching. https://t.co/cOntB5BFlh
— Amol Muzumdar (@amolmuzumdar11) June 30, 2020
Mumbai star Surya Kumar Yadav wrote:
Brilliant catching 🔥 https://t.co/pO1bfk0hnr
— Surya Kumar Yadav (@surya_14kumar) June 30, 2020
Legendary batsman VVS Laxman praised his former teammate by writing: “Sensational”
Sensational 👏👏👌 https://t.co/gwNkTCriXO
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) June 30, 2020
Rahul Dravid, meanwhile, is one of the most decorated fielders in the history of Test cricket. He still holds the record for most number of catches in the longest format, despite hanging up his boots in 2012. He plucked 210 catches during the course of his illustrious Test career. Rahul Dravid represented India in 164 Tests, 344 ODIs and one T20I in which he scored 13288, 10899 and 31 runs respectively.
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