Dravid – who principally manned within the slip cordon – was hailed because the one with the most secure pair of palms for so long as he performed. The Karnataka cricketer picked up a number of sensational catches and the two-minute-long video shared by Harbhajan on social media is a sworn statement to the identical.
In the video, Dravid might be seen taking a number of spectacular catches at slip, level, ahead sq. leg, and so forth. While sharing the video on Tuesday (June 30), The Turbanator wrote on Twitter: “Outstanding catcher Rahul Dravid.”
Outstanding catcher Rahul Dravid 👌👌 pic.twitter.com/DnLQhKlHPV
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) June 30, 2020
India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin additionally took observe of Harbhajan’s video and shared it on his personal timeline and his put up learn: “Wow!! Just wow.”
Dravid’s associate VVS Laxman additionally shared Harbhajan’s put up with a caption: “Sensational”. Dravid was identified for his reflex catches on the sector and used to observe so much on his catching abilities earlier than each recreation. The duo of Laxman and Dravid was the perfect when it got here to manning the slip cordon for Team India in Tests.
Dravid, who retired from the sport in 2012, nonetheless holds the file for probably the most variety of catches in Tests. The former captain picked 210 catches in 164 Tests. Dravid is adopted by former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene (205) and former South Africa all-rounder Jacques Kallis (200) within the prime three.
In ODIs, nevertheless, Dravid took simply 124 catches. The right-handed batsman even served as a wicketkeeper in 73 ODIs during which he effected 84 dismissals (71 catches and 13 stumpings).
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