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How was Rahul Dravid linked with Sir Donald Bradman?

How was Rahul Dravid linked with Sir Donald Bradman?

Rahul Dravid became the first non-Australian cricketer to deliver the Sir Don Bradman Oration today. Yes, we cricketers devote the better part of our adult lives to being prepared to perform for our countries, to persist and compete as intensely as we can – and more.

Which year did Rahul Dravid speak at the Bradman Oration?

Former Indian cricketer in December 2011 became the first ever Indian cricketer to give a speech at Bradman Oration in Canberra. His innings with the microphone was as impressive as his outings in the middle of the pitch.

Where was the Bradman Oration Organised in the year 2011?


Date Venue Honorary Speaker
19 November 2009 Melbourne Greg Chappell, former Australian Captain
2 December 2010 Adelaide Sir Tim Rice
14 December 2011 Canberra Rahul Dravid, former Indian Captain
24 October 2012 Melbourne Gideon Haigh, Sports Journalist

Who is Rahul Dravid son?

Samit Dravid
Anvay Dravid
Rahul Dravid/Sons

Samit Dravid, son of former India cricketer and current National Cricket Academy (NCA) head Rahul Dravid, scored a brilliant double century in a U-14 BTR Shield match between his team Mallya Aditi International School and Sri Kumaran.

Who is Rahul Dravid wife?

Vijeta Pendharkarm. 2003
Rahul Dravid/Wife

What does Dravid consider the heart and soul of Indian cricket?

Here, ladies and gentlemen, is the heart and soul of Indian cricket. Playing for India completely changes our lives.

Who is the son of VVS Laxman?

Sarvajit Laxman
VVS Laxman/Sons

What is age of Rahul Dravid?

48 years (January 11, 1973)
Rahul Dravid/Age

Is Rahul Dravid Brahmin?

Dravid was born in a Marathi Brahmin family in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. His family later moved to Bangalore, Karnataka, where he was raised.

Does Rahul Dravid have children?

Rahul Dravid/Children

What is Rahul Dravid nickname?

Mr. DependableThe Wall
Rahul Dravid/Nicknames

Who is Great Wall of cricket?

Rahul Dravid

Personal information
Born 11 January 1973 Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
Nickname The Wall, The Great Wall, Jammy, Mr. Dependable
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Batting Right-handed

What did Rahul Dravid’s speech at Sir Donald Bradman Oration mean?

To a country taking its first steps in Test cricket, that meant something. His success against England at that time was thought of as our personal success. He was striking one for all of us ruled by the common enemy. Or as your country has so poetically called them, the Poms.

Who was first non Australian cricketer to deliver Sir Don Bradman Oration?

Rahul Dravid became the first non-Australian cricketer to deliver the Sir Don Bradman Oration today. Here is the transcript Rahul Dravid’s Sir Donald Bradman Oration delivered a few minutes ago at the National War Memorial in Canberra.

What did Sir Donald Bradman say to Richie Benaud?

About leaving the game better than you found it. About playing it positively, as Bradman, then a selector, told Richie Benaud before the 1960-61 West Indies tour of Australia. Of sending a right message out from cricket to its public. Of players being temporary trustees of a great game.