25 Inspirational Rahul Dravid Quotes

25 Inspirational Rahul Dravid Quotes

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Rahul Sharad Dravid is a former Indian cricketer and captain of the Indian national team. He is the Director of Cricket Operations at National Cricket Academy, Bengaluru, India. He also monitors the progress of India A and India under-19 cricket teams.

Inspirational Rahul Dravid Quotes:


1. “I have the kind of personality that I always look ahead than look at what’s happened. It does help a lot, especially when you’ve done badly or you’ve failed. It’s instinctive of me that I look at what’s next, I look ahead a lot, and start preparing for that, in victory and in defeat.” Rahul Dravid


2. “No dream is ever chased alone.” Rahul Dravid


3. “I think we judge talent wrong. What do we see as talent? I think I have made the same mistake myself. We judge talent by people’s ability to strike a cricket ball. The sweetness, the timing. That’s the only thing we see as talent. Things like determination, courage, discipline, temperament, these are also talent.” Rahul Dravid


4. “You don’t win or lose the games because of the 11 you select. You win or lose with what those 11 do on the field.” Rahul Dravid


5. “There are so many fans and so many people who care deeply about this game, and it is because of these fans that we are who we are as cricketers.” Rahul Dravid


6. “I am what I am. I have not deliberately built an image for myself.” Rahul Dravid


7. “Even if my grandchildren don’t remember the fact that I scored 10,000 runs in Test and ODI cricket, I am confident that they will remember that Sachin Tendulkar used to be my team-mate.” Rahul Dravid


8. “There is no substitute to taking a lot of catches as a youngster if you want to do slip catch you’ve got to catch, catch, and catch. And more than doing the normal stuff, you have to vary your catching – you’ve got to take some catches with the tennis ball, you got to take some closer, some further away.” Rahul Dravid


9. “He is a great leader by example. Someone whom I have always admired for his ability to remain balanced and have the sense of equanimity about his captaincy.” Rahul Dravid


10. “Tendulkar must have known from his heart” Rahul Dravid


11. “Unwanted honking not only irritates others but may also end up causing accidents. Drivers lose cool and it may result in road rage.” Rahul Dravid


12. “I leave with sadness, but also with pride.” Rahul Dravid


13. “The bowlers I respected or feared or rated were not the ones who gave me lip or stared at me or abused me. More the ones who, at any stage of the game, when had they had the ball in hand, they were going to be at me, and they were going to have the skill and the fitness and the ability to be aggressive.” Rahul Dravid


14. “I was like every other boy in India, with a dream of playing for my country. Yet I could never have imagined a journey so long and so fulfilling. No dream is ever chased alone.” Rahul Dravid


15. “I was telling people if every time I answered a question about Multan I got a rupee, I would be a multimillionaire by now.” Rahul Dravid


16. “My approach to cricket has been reasonably simple: it was about giving everything to the team, it was about playing with dignity and it was about upholding the spirit of the game. I hope I have done some of that. I have failed at times, but I have never stopped trying. It is why I leave with sadness but also with pride.” Rahul Dravid


17. “Reading allows me to recharge my batteries.” Rahul Dravid


18. “You get an image in the first couple of years of your career, and then whether you like it or not, you are stuck with it for the rest of your life.” Rahul Dravid


19. “If someone thinks, ‘I’ll spend the offseason working on my fitness and I’ll come back a better cricketer,’ I don’t think that’s enough. You need to spend a lot of time working on your skills and honing your skills.” Rahul Dravid


20. “I have failed at times, but I have never stopped trying.” Rahul Dravid


21. “You don’t play for revenge, you play for respect & pride” Rahul Dravid


22. “If you don’t ask for the best, you don’t get it.” Rahul Dravid


23. “While I played Ranji Trophy for five years, I used to be asked, ‘When are you playing for the nation?’ a question which I didn’t have an answer to. I kept playing before I got my first break in 1996; those five years were indeed frustrating.” Rahul Dravid


24. “Pravin Tambe is a bigger inspiration than me for young cricketers” Rahul Dravid


25. “Cricket is just something that I am good at, just like various people are good at various things. What’s lucky is that cricket gets enormous publicity.” Rahul Dravid

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