Rahul Dravid is the first cricketer to score centuries IN all 10 Test playing nations
Rahul Dravid is the first cricketer to score centuries IN all 10 Test playing nations

Rahul Dravid is the first batsman to have scored centuries in all 10 Test cricket playing nations. England, West Indies, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and India were the 10 Test playing nations during his career.

Rahul Dravid Centuries in each country in Test Matches

CountryMatchesInns100s50s0sHS  RunsAvgS/R
England and Wales1323640217137668.844.66
New Zealand71425119076663.8343.72
South Africa112212014862429.7137.64
Sri Lanka122114010766233.140.61
West Indies17283110146151165.738.41
Overall (10)164286366382701328852.3142.51

The highest score in his career of 270 came against Pakistan at Rawalpindi.

Kane Williamson, first non-Asian players to achieve this similar feet of scoring centuries in 10 countries

In non-Asian players, Kane Williamson, the stylish right-handed batsman from New Zealand is the first-ever to have scored centuries in 10 countries. Williamson has achieved this feat in Australia, Bangladesh, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, UAE, West Indies, and Zimbabwe.

Rahul Dravid, the wall of India

Rahul Dravid is a former Indian cricketer and captain, widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket. Born on January 11, 1973 in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, Dravid began playing cricket at a young age and represented Karnataka at the Under-15, Under-17 and Under-19 levels before making his debut for the Indian cricket team in 1996.

Rahul Dravid is the first cricketer to score centuries in all 10 Test playing nations

Throughout his career, Dravid was known for his calm and composed demeanor on the field, as well as his exceptional technique and mental toughness. He was also known for his ability to score runs in difficult conditions and his ability to grind out long innings, earning him the nickname “The Wall”.

In his 16-year career, Dravid played 164 Test matches and 344 One Day Internationals (ODIs) for India, scoring more than 24,000 runs in both formats. He is one of only four players in the history of the game to have scored 10,000 runs in both Tests and ODIs, and is the third highest run-scorer in Test cricket, behind only Sachin Tendulkar and Ricky Ponting.

Dravid was also a very successful captain, leading India to many victories and series wins. He was appointed captain of the Indian team in 2005 and led the team to victories over top-ranked teams such as Australia and South Africa.

In addition to his on-field achievements, Dravid is also highly respected for his sportsmanship and integrity. He was never involved in any controversy or scandal during his playing career and is known for his humility and graciousness both on and off the field.

After retiring from cricket in 2012, Dravid has continued to be involved in the game as a coach and mentor. He has worked with the Indian national team as a batting coach and is currently the head coach of the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore.

In conclusion, Rahul Dravid is a true legend of Indian cricket and is remembered as one of the greatest batsmen to have ever played the game. His technique, mental toughness and sportsmanship have earned him the respect and admiration of cricket fans around the world.

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

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In which countries did Rahul Dravid score Test centuries?

Rahul Dravid scored Test centuries in the following countries: Australia, Bangladesh, England, West Indies, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, and Zimbabwe.

What was Rahul Dravid’s highest score in Test cricket?

Rahul Dravid’s highest score in Test cricket was 270, which he scored against Pakistan in 2004.

How many centuries did Rahul Dravid score in Test cricket?

Rahul Dravid scored 36 centuries in Test cricket, out of which 15 came in India. At second number, Dravid scored 6 centuries in test cricket at English grounds.

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