Rahul Dravid has taken highest number of catches by a non-wicket keeper, 210 catches
Rahul Dravid has taken highest number of catches by a non-wicket keeper, 210 catches

Rahul Dravid non argubally known as best slip fielder for India. He played 164 Tests and held 210 catches – a world record for a non-wicket keeping fielder.

He has taken more than 50 catches each, off the bowling of Anil Kumble (55) and Harbhajan Singh (51) in Tests which is also a record in itself, for a fielder for having taken more than 50 catches of two different bowlers.

About Rahul Dravid (from Wikipedia Page)

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.

He also monitors the progress of India A and India under-19 cricket teams.

Before this he was Head Coach for the India Under-19 and India A teams from 2016 to 2019.

Under his coaching, under-19 team was runners up at 2016 u-19 Cricket World Cup and were winners at 2018 u-19 Cricket World Cup.

In 2019, BCCI appointed Dravid as Head of NCA. Known for his sound batting technique, Dravid has scored 24,177 runs in international cricket and is widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket.

He is colloquially known as Mr. Dependable and often referred to as The Wall by Indian cricket followers.

Born in a Marathi family and brought up in Bangalore, he started playing cricket at the age of 12 and later represented Karnataka at the under-15, under-17 and under-19 levels.

Hailed as The Wall, Dravid was named one of the best five cricketers of the year by Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack in 2000 and received the Player of the Year and the Test Player of the Year awards at the inaugural ICC awards ceremony in 2004.

In December 2011, he became the first non-Australian cricketer to deliver the Bradman Oration in Canberra.

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