Indian cricket fraternity wishes Rahul Dravid on his 50th birthday
The Indian cricket fraternity took to social media to extend birthday wishes to the legendary batter and current head coach of the national team, Rahul Dravid, who turned 50 on January 11.
Star Indian batter Virat Kohli took to Instagram to share a story wishing Dravid a very happy birthday.
"Happy birthday Rahul bhai. Best wishes," said Virat in his story.
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), an Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Rahul was associated with during the early years of the league, also extended wishes to "one of the greatest torchbearers of the game".
Legendary Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh also posted a story to extend his birthday wishes to Rahul Dravid, calling him by his nickname 'jam'.
"Happy birthday jam! #GreatWallofIndia #RahulDravid," said Yuvraj's story caption.
Indian opener KL Rahul also wished a very happy birthday to a "cricketer who personified class and consistency".
"Happy birthday to a cricketer who personified class and consistency. Here's to many more years of inspiration Rahul bhai," tweeted KL Rahul.
The batting legend has represented India in 164 matches and has scored 13,288 runs at an average of 52.31. He has 36 centuries and 63 fifties in the longer format, with the best score of 270.
In 344 ODIs, Dravid scored 10,889 runs at an average of 39.16. He has 12 centuries and 83 fifties in the format, with the best score of 153.