List of awards and achievements of Rahul Dravid

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Rahul Dravid is a former Indian cricketer. He is one of the seven batsmen to have scored more than 10,000 runs in both the principal forms of international cricket – Tests and ODIs. Other six being Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting, Jacques Kallis, Brian Lara, Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara. Following is the list of awards and achievements that Dravid achieved in his 16-year-long and illustrious career.

Awards[edit]

Career records[edit]

Tests[edit]

Individual records[edit]

  • Rahul Dravid retired as the third most capped player in Test cricket having played 164 matches, only behind Sachin Tendulkar (200 matches) and Steve Waugh (168 matches). Since then, Ricky Ponting and Jacques Kallis has overtaken him.[10]
  • Dravid played 94 consecutive Tests since his debut in 1996, without missing a single match. Of this, he played 93 matches for India and one for ICC XI. He missed a Test match for the first time in 2005 at Ahmedabad against Sri Lanka due to gastroenteritis. This 94 consecutive Test match appearance streak since his debut was a world record at that time,[11] which was later broken by Adam Gilchrist who appeared in 96 consecutive Test matches since his debut.
  • Dravid retired as the third highest run getter of all time in Test cricket with an aggregate of 13,288 runs from 164 matches at an average of 52.31 behind only Tendulkar who has scored 15,470 runs from 188 matches. Then, the record was broken by Jacques Kallis before his retirement.[12]
    • Dravid has scored 7,690 runs at an average of 53.03 away from home. Only Tendulkar (8,705 runs) has scored more runs in away tests than Dravid in Test cricket history.[13]
      • Dravid is one of the few international cricketers who average more away than home. While Dravid's home avg. is 51.35, his away (outside India) avg. is 53.03. His overseas (outside Indian sub-continent) avg. is even better - 53.80.
    • Dravid has the 4th highest aggregate in the 1st innings of Test cricket - 4,121 runs from 75 innings at an avg. of 57.23 with 15 hundreds and 15 fifties and a highest score of 222. Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting and Steve Waugh have a better aggregate than him in the 1st innings of Test cricket.[14]
    • Dravid has the 2nd highest aggregate in the 2nd innings of Test cricket - 4,984 runs from 89 innings at an avg. of 60.78 with 15 hundreds and 24 fifties and a highest score of 270. Only Tendulkar (5,432 runs) has a better aggregate that him in 2nd innings of Test cricket.[15]
    • Dravid has the 6th highest aggregate in the 3rd innings of Test cricket - 2,608 runs from 65 innings at an avg. of 42.75 with 5 hundreds and 15 fifties and a highest score of 180. Allan Border, Jacques Kallis, Kumar Sangakkara, Tendulkar and Graham Gooch have all got a better aggregate than him in 3rd innings of Test cricket.[16]
    • Dravid has the highest aggregate in the 4th innings of Test cricket - 1,575 runs from 57 innings at an avg. of 40.38 with 1 hundred and 9 fifties and a highest score of 103n.o.[17]
  • Dravid scored 2,571 runs at an average of 102.84 in the 21 Test matches that India won under the captaincy of Sourav Ganguly. That amounted to almost 23% of the total runs put up by the whole Indian team in those 21 matches. This is the highest percentage contribution by any batsman in Test cricket history in matches won under a single captain where the captain has won more than 20 Tests.[18]
  • Dravid is the first international cricketer to have scored more than 10,000 runs batting at no. 3 position - 10,524 runs from 219 innings at an avg. of 52.88 with 28 hundreds and 50 fifties and a highest score of 270.[19]
  • Dravid has registered 36 hundreds in his Test career. Only four cricketers have scored more hundreds than Dravid. Tendulkar (51), Kallis (43), Ponting (41) and Sangakkara (38).[20]
    • Dravid is the first international cricketer to have registered a hundred in all ten Test playing nations.[21]
    • Dravid is one of the three Indian batsmen to have registered a hundred in both innings of a Test match. Dravid has achieved this feat twice - against New Zealand at Hamilton in 1999 (190, 103n.o.) and against Pakistan at Kolkata in 2005 (110, 135). Other two Indians to achieve this feat are Vijay Hazare (against Australia) and Sunil Gavaskar (thrice; twice against West Indies and once against Pakistan).[22]
    • Dravid has hit 5 hundreds in a calendar year twice - in 2002 and 2011. Though the Indian record is held by Tendulkar who scored 7 hundreds in the year 2010 while the world record is held by Mohammed Yousuf who scored 9 hundreds in year 2006.[23]
    • Dravid is the only Indian cricketer to score a hundred in 4 consecutive innings. He achieved this feat in 2002 with scores of 115, 148, 217 (all against England) at Nottingham, Leeds and The Oval respectively and 100n.o. against West Indies at Mumbai. The world record of hundreds in 5 consecutive innings is held by Sir Everton Weekes.[24]
      • Dravid's 4 hundreds in consecutive innings were also his four hundreds in four consecutive matches. The Indian record for hundreds in consecutive matches is held by Gautam Gambhir who scored hundreds in 5 consecutive matches in 2009 while the world record is held by Sir Donald Bradman who scored hundreds in 6 consecutive matches.[25]
  • Dravid has five double hundreds registered to his name. The Indian record for most double hundreds is held jointly by Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag who have 6 double hundreds each.[26]
    • All five of Dravid's double hundreds were bigger than the previous one - 200* vs Zimbabwe, 217 vs England, 222 vs New Zealand, 233 vs Australia, 270 vs Pakistan.[27]
  • Dravid has registered 99 scores of fifty or more runs in his career. Only 2 batsmen have scored more 50+ scores than Dravid. Tendulkar (116) and Ponting (102).[28]
    • Dravid registered 50+ scores in 6 consecutive innings in 1998–99 (3 each against Sri Lanka and Australia). This is an Indian record shared between Dravid and Gundappa Vishwanath.[29]
    • Dravid also registered 50+ scores in 7 consecutive matches twice (in 2006 and in 2008–09). Though the world record is held jointly by Gambhir and Sir Viv Richards with 50+ scores in 11 consecutive matches.[30]
  • Dravid has faced more deliveries and spent more time in the middle while batting than any other batsman in the history of Test cricket. Throughout his Test career, Dravid has faced 31,258 deliveries - a world record. No other batsman has faced even 30,000 deliveries.[31]
  • Dravid has hit 1,654 fours in his Test career. Only Tendulkar has hit more 4s than Dravid.[32]
  • Dravid holds the world record for taking most number of catches as a non-wicketkeeper fielder in Test Cricket. He retired with a record haul of 210 catches from 164 matches.[33]
    • Dravid is the only non-wicketkeeper fielder who has taken more than 50 catches off the bowling of two different bowlers. Dravid has taken 55 catches of Anil Kumble's bowling and 51 catches of Harbhajan Singh's bowling. Other fielders who have taken more than 50 catches off the bowling of a single bowler are Mahela Jayawardene (77 catches of Muttiah Muralitharan's bowling) and Mark Taylor (51 catches of Shane Warne's bowling).[34]
    • Dravid took 13 catches in the 2004–05 Border-Gavaskar Trophy, an Indian record. The world record for taking most catches in a single series is held by Jack Gregory of Australia who took 15 catches in 1920–21 Ashes series.[35]

Partnership records[edit]

  • Dravid has been involved in 2nd most number of partnerships (738) behind Shivnarine Chanderpaul(750) in Test cricket history and more partnership runs (32,039) than any other batsman in Test Cricket.[31]
  • Dravid has more hundred run partnerships and more fifty run partnerships than any other batsman - 88 and 126 respectively. Again a world record.[31]
  • Dravid is the only international cricketer to have staged 10 or more partnerships of hundred runs with four different batsmen (Tendulkar, VVS Laxman, Sehwag and Ganguly).[31]
    • Dravid and Tendulkar have scored more partnership runs and have been involved in more hundred run stands than any other batting pair - 6,920 runs with 20 century stands - both are world records.[36][37]
  • Dravid has featured in four stands of 300 or more runs (twice with Laxman, one each with Sehwag and Gambhir) - an Indian record jointly shared between Dravid and Laxman. Only Bradman has featured in more 300+ stands than Dravid and Laxman - 5.[38]
    • On all these four occasions, Dravid was the unbeaten batsman and it was the dismissal of the other partner that broke the partnership.
  • The 410 run partnership between Sehwag and Dravid against Pakistan at Lahore in 2006 is the 13th highest partnership in Test cricket and 2nd highest partnership by an Indian pair.[38]
    • It's also the 3rd highest partnership for the 1st wicket in Test cricket and 2nd highest partnership for the 1st wicket by an Indian pair.[39]
    • It's the highest partnership by an Indian pair outside India.[27]
    • It's the highest partnership between a captain and a vice-captain in Test cricket history.[27]
  • The 314 run partnership between Gambhir and Dravid against England at Mohali in 2008 is the 8th highest partnership by an Indian pair.[40]
    • It's also the 13th highest partnership for 2nd wicket in Test cricket and 2nd highest partnership for the 2nd wicket by an Indian pair.[41]
  • The 376 run partnership between Laxman and Dravid against Australia at Kolkata in 2001 is the 24th highest partnership in Test cricket and 3rd highest partnership by an Indian pair.[38]
    • It's also the 3rd highest partnership for 5th wicket in Test cricket and the highest partnership for 5th wicket by an Indian pair.[42]
    • It's the highest partnership between 2 batsmen in Test cricket history while following on.
  • The 303 run partnership between Dravid and Laxman against Australia at Adelaide in 2003 is the 10th highest partnership by an Indian pair.[40]
    • It's also the 8th highest partnership for 5th wicket in Test cricket and 2nd highest partnership for 5th wicket by an Indian pair.[42]
    • It's the 2nd highest partnership by an Indian pair in an overseas (outside Indian sub-continent) test.[43]
  • The 224 run partnership between Dravid and MS Dhoni against Sri Lanka at Ahmedabad in 2009 is the 3rd highest partnership by an Indian pair for the 6th wicket.[44]
  • The 144 run partnership between Dravid and Javagal Srinath against New Zealand at Hamilton in 1999 is the 2nd highest partnership by an Indian pair for the 8th wicket.[45]
  • The 94 run partnership between Ganguly and Dravid against England at Lord's in 1996 is 13th highest partnership in Test cricket history by two debutants.[46]
    • It's also the highest partnership between two Indian debutants.[46]

Test cricket awards[edit]

Test matchMan of the Series Awards:

  • Dravid has won 4 Man of the Series awards in Test cricket. Sehwag and Tendulkar are the only Indian players who have won more MOTS awards in Tests than he has (5 each).[47]
    • Dravid, who has a sound technique and is considered one of the best players of swing and bounce, is widely considered as one of the best Indian batsmen for overseas conditions, where traditionally Indian batsmen have been known to struggle due to their swinging and seaming conditions. In keeping with his reputation, Dravid won all the four Man of the Series award outside Indian sub-continent (2 in England and 1 each in Australia and West Indies).
No. Series Season Series performance
1 India in England Test Series 2002 602 Runs (4 Matches, 6 Innings, 3x100, 1x50); 10 Catches
2 Border-Gavaskar Trophy (India in Australia Test Series) 2003/04 619 Runs (4 Matches, 8 Innings, 1x100, 3x50); 4 Catches
3 India in West Indies Test Series 2006 496 Runs (4 Matches, 7 Innings, 1x100, 4x50); 8 Catches
4 India in England Test Series 2011 460 Runs (4 Matches, 8 Innings, 3x100); 4 Catches

Test MatchesMan of the Match Awards:

  • Dravid has won 11 MOTM awards in total. Sachin is the only Indian player to have received more MOTM awards than him (14).[48]
    • Again in keeping with his reputation, Dravid won 8 out of his 11 MOTM awards away from home (7 of those 8 outside Indian sub-continent) and 5 of those 8 MOTM awards have come in overseas victories - both are Indian records. No other Indian player has received more MOTM awards in overseas Tests or overseas test victories than Dravid.
S No Opponent Venue Season Match Performance
1 South Africa Wanderers, Johannesburg 1996/97 1st Innings: 148 (21x4); 1 Catch
2nd Innings: 81 (11x4); 1 Catch
2 West Indies Bourda, Georgetown 1996/97 1st Innings: 92 (8x4, 1x6)
3 England Headingley, Leeds 2002/03 1st Innings: 148 (23x4)
2nd Innings: 3 Catches
4 England The Oval, London 2002/03 1st Innings: 217 (28x4); 3 Catches
5 New Zealand Motera, Ahmedabad 2003/04 1st Innings: 222 (28x4, 1x6); 2 Catches
2nd Innings: 73 (6x4); 1 Catch
6 Australia Adelaide Oval,Adelaide 2003/04 1st innings: 233 (23x4, 1x6); 1 catch
2nd Innings : 72*(7x4); 2 catches;
7 Pakistan Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium,Rawalpindi 2004 1st Innings: 270 (34x4, 1x6);
8 Pakistan Eden Gardens,Kolkata 2005 1st Innings: 110 (15x4,1x6); 1 catch
2nd Innings : 135 (15x4);
9 West Indies Sabina Park, Kingston 2006 1st Innings: 81 (10x4)
2nd Innings: 68 (12x4); 1 catch
10 New Zealand Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur 2010 1st Innings: 191 (21x4)
11 West Indies Sabina Park, Kingston 2011 1st Innings: 40 (7x4)
2nd Innings: 112 (12x4, 1x6)
  • Dravid is one of the four Indian players who have won a Test in all 10 test-playing nations.[21]
  • He is the only batsman to have scored a century in all the test-playing nations.[21]
  • Dravid has been one of the most prolific overseas batsmen in the history of Indian cricket.
    • Among all the Indian batsmen who have scored more than 1,000 runs overseas (outside Indian sub-continent), Dravid averages the highest - 54.58.[49]
  • Dravid has won more away tests than any other Indian player - 24 (15 excluding Bangladesh and Zimbabwe).
    • Dravid has the highest aggregate for an Indian batsman in away wins with 2,293 runs from 38 innings at an avg. of 69.48.
    • In away wins against major Test playing nations (excluding away wins against minnows such as Bangladesh and Zimbabwe), Dravid again has the highest aggregate for an Indian batsman with 1,577 runs from 27 innings at an avg. of 65.70.
  • 13 of those 24 away wins have come overseas (outside Indian sub-continent) - an Indian record jointly shared between Dravid and Laxman.
    • Dravid has the highest aggregate for India in overseas victories - 1,354 runs from 22 innings at an avg. of 71.26.
  • Among the batsmen who have scored more than 10,000 runs in Test cricket, Dravid has been dismissed for a duck the least number of times - 8. Steve Waugh, who has scored 10,927 runs, has been dismissed for a duck the most number of times - 22.[12]
    • Dravid registered a total of 8 ducks in his 286 innings long career, with an average of 35.75 innings per duck, the best by an Indian batsman. The next best is Azharuddin who registered a duck every 29.40 innings.[50]
    • Dravid registered the first duck of his Test career in his 38th inning. This is the 2nd best streak by an Indian batsman. The Indian record for playing most innings before registering first duck is held by Karsan Ghavri who got his first duck in his 42nd inning.[51]
      • This record excludes Brijesh Patel who never got a duck in his career spanning 38 innings.
    • Dravid played 72 consecutive innings without a duck between Feb 2000-April 2004, an Indian record. It was broken 8 years later by Tendulkar in 2012.[52]
    • Dravid is one of the 13 Indian batsmen who scored a hundred and a duck in the same Test match. Dravid achieved this unique combo in 2008 at Mohali against England.[53]
  • In 2011, Dravid, batting as a makeshift opener, carried bat through a completed inning during the 2nd inning of the Test match at The Oval against England. Only two other Indian openers have achieved this feat. Gavaskar against Pakistan in 1983 at Faisalabad and Sehwag against Sri Lanka in 2008 at Galle.[54]
  • Dravid was on crease for 740 minutes during his 270 run knock against Pakistan at Rawalpindi in 2004. This is the longest inning played by an Indian batsman in terms of time spent on the crease and the 14th longest inning overall.[55]
  • Dravid is one of the four Indian batsmen to hit two unbeaten 50+ knocks in the same Test match. Other 3 are Bapu Nadkarni, Tendulkar and VVS Laxman. Dravid achieved this feat in Nov 2000 at Delhi against Zimbabwe with the scores of 200n.o. and 70n.o.[56]
  • Dravid shares the record of registering most scores of nineties in Test cricket with Tendulkar and Steve Waugh - 10.[57]
    • Dravid is also the only Indian batsman to have scored a ninety on Test debut.[58]
  • Dravid's aggregate of 305 runs (233 & 72n.o.) against Australia at Adelaide in 2003 is the 6th highest aggregate by an Indian in a single Test match. Indian record for highest aggregate in a Test match is held by Sunil Gavaskar with an aggregate of 344 runs against West Indies.[59]
  • Dravid has scored more than 600 runs in a series twice in his Test career - 602 runs in England in 2002 and 619 runs in Australia in 2003–04. Gavaskar (twice) and Dilip Sardesai are the only other Indian batsmen to have scored more than 600 runs in a Test series.[60]
  • Dravid has scored more than a 1,000 run in a calendar year thrice in his career - in 2002, 2006 and 2011 with the highest aggregate of 1,357 runs in 2002. The Indian record is held by Tendulkar who has scored more than 1,000 runs in a calendar year 6 times with the highest aggregate of 1,562 runs in the year 2010.[61]
  • Dravid is the fastest Indian to reach 2,000 runs mark in Test cricket taking just 40 innings. Sehwag too took 40 innings to reach 2,000 runs mark though it took him 2 years and 346 days to reach the mark as against Dravid, who took just 2 years and 196 days.[62]
  • In June 2006, Dravid became the fastest batsman to reach 9,000 runs in Test cricket taking just 176 innings. The record was broken 5 years later when Kumar Sangakkara reached 9,000 runs mark in just 172 innings.[63]
  • Dravid is the fastest batsman to reach 13,000 runs mark in Test cricket in terms of matches played (160 matches) and time taken (15 years & 155 days). Though Sachin Tendulkar is the fastest to reach 13,000 runs mark in terms of innings (266 innings), as against Dravid who took 277 innings.[64]

One Day Internationals[edit]

  • Dravid is the 3rd Indian (6th in World) to score more than 10,000 ODI runs.

Partnership records

  • The only batsman to have been involved in two ODI partnerships exceeding 300 runs.
  • First batsman to be involved in a 300 run partnership in a Cricket World Cup along with Sourav Ganguly in the 1999 World Cup match against Sri Lanka at Taunton.
  • Involved in all three highest 4th wicket partnerships against South Africa, two with Yuvraj Singh.
  • Involved in the highest partnership in the history of ODI cricket with a 331 run partnership along with Sachin Tendulkar vs New Zealand at Hyderabad in 1999–2000.
  • Involved in highest 3rd wicket partnership in ODI history with Sachin Tendulkar – 237 runs against Kenya in 1999.

World Cup records

  • He was the leading run scorer in the 1999 World Cup with 461 runs.
  • Has the 2nd highest score (145) by a wicketkeeper in a World Cup behind AC Gilchrist(149).
  • He was only the second wicketkeeper-batsman after Zimbabwean Dave Houghton to score an ODI hundred in the World Cup.
  • He was the second batsman after Mark Waugh to score back-to-back hundreds in the World Cup

Captaincy records

  • He is tied with Sachin Tendulkar in fourth place for having captained India in the most victorious matches

Other records

  • Has the record of not being dismissed on duck for the most number of consecutive ODI matches (120).
  • 2nd Highest number of fifties, after India's Sachin Tendulkar (93).

Captaincy records[edit]

  • During Rahul Dravid's captaincy Indian team broke the record for most consecutive victories batting second in One-Day Internationals previously held by West Indies (14 matches). For this 17 match run, Dravid was the captain for 15 matches and Sourav Ganguly was the captain for 2 matches. This streak was broken on 20 May 2006, when India lost to the West Indies by 1 run, at Sabina Park, Jamaica.
  • Rahul Dravid is only one of two Indians to be the top scorer in a World Cup (the other is Sachin Tendulkar). He amassed 461 runs in the 1999 World Cup, the first World Cup he played.
  • Rahul Dravid led India to a historic Test series win, against the West Indies in their home soil in 2006. Since 1971, India had never won a Test series in the West Indies. This was also their first prominent series win outside the Indian subcontinent (barring the win against Zimbabwe in 2005) since 1986.
  • Under Dravid's captaincy the Indian team tied the previous record of most consecutive One-Day International wins for an Indian team thus equalling the record run that the Indian team had achieved under Sourav Ganguly in the 2003 World Cup in South Africa. This was later beaten by Mahendra Singh Dhoni who led Indian team to 9 consecutive victories in 2008–2009.
  • Rahul Dravid was the first captain to lead India to a Test match victory against South Africa on South African soil.
  • He became only the third captain from India to win a Test series in England. The other two captains being Kapil Dev (1986) and Ajit Wadekar (1971).

ODI matches[edit]

Man of the Match awards[edit]

No. Opponent Venue Date Match Performance Result
1 Pakistan Cricket, Skating & Curling Club, Toronto 18 September 1996 46 (93 balls: 3x4)  India won by 55 runs.[65]
2 South Africa Kingsmead Cricket Ground, Durban 13 February 1997 1 Ct. ; 84 (94 balls: 5x4, 1x6)  South Africa won by 17 runs.[66]
3 New Zealand Owen Delany Park, Taupo 9 January 1999 123* (123 balls: 10x4, 1x6)  New Zealand won by 5 wickets.[67]
4 New Zealand Eden Park, Auckland 16 January 1999 51 (71 balls: 5x4, 1x6)  India won by 5 wickets.[68]
5 West Indies Cricket, Skating & Curling Club, Toronto 14 September 1999 77 (87 balls: 6x4, 2x6) ; 4 Ct.  India won by 88 runs.[69]
6 Zimbabwe Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo 27 June 2001 72* (64 balls: 7x4)  India won by 4 wickets.[70]
7 Sri Lanka Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham 6 July 2002 WK 1 ct. ; 64 (95 balls: 5x4, 1x6)  India won by 4 wickets.[71]
8 United Arab Emirates Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla 16 July 2004 104 (93 balls: 8x4) ; WK 1 ct. 1 st.  India won by 116 runs.[72]
9 West Indies Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla 31 July 2005 1 ct. ; 52* (65 balls: 7x4)  India won by 6 wickets.[73]
10 Sri Lanka Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground, Nagpur 25 October 2005 85* (63 balls: 8x4, 1x6) ; 1 ct.  India won by 152 runs.[74]
11 South Africa Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai 28 November 2005 78* (106 balls: 10x4)  India won by 5 wickets.[75]
12 Pakistan Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi 19 April 2006 92 (116 balls: 10x4) ; 1 ct.  India won by 51 runs.[76]
13 West Indies Sabina Park, Kingston 18 May 2006 1 ct. ; 105 (102 balls: 10x4, 2x6)  India won by 5 wickets.[77]

Career best performances[edit]

Batting Bowling
Score Fixture Venue Season Score Fixture Venue Season
Tests 270 India v Pakistan Rawalpindi 2004 1–18 India v West Indies St. John's 2002
ODI 153 India v New Zealand Hyderabad (LBS) 1999 2–43 India v South Africa Kochi 2000
  • Dravid's career best score of 270 against Pakistan is the 6th highest score by an Indian in Test cricket. Sehwag, Laxman and Karun Nair are the only three Indian batsmen who have scored more runs than Dravid in a single inning of a Test match.[78]
    • Dravid's inning of 270 runs against Pakistan is the 2nd highest score by an Indian batsman at no. 3 batting position in Tests.[79]
    • Dravid's inning of 180 runs against Australia at Kolkata in 2001 is the highest score by an Indian batsman and 10th highest by any batsman in the world at no. 6 batting position in Tests.[79]

Records against individual teams[edit]

Australia[edit]

Tests[edit]

  • Dravid is the 4th highest run getter in Test matches, behind Tendulkar, Ponting and Kallis.
  • Dravid is one of the three Indian batsman who have scored more than a 1,000 run against Australia, both home and away.
  • Dravid has won 12 matches against Australia (10 in India, 2 in Australia) behind Sachin Tendulkar who won 16 matches.
    • Dravid is the 2nd highest run getter for India against Australia in a winning cause behind only Tendulkar.
  • Dravid has the highest aggregate for an Indian batsman in Australia in winning cause - 401 runs from 4 innings with an avg. of 133.66.
    • Between 1996 and 2012, India won two Test matches in Australia. Dravid was the top scorer for India in both the matches.
  • Dravid was the highest run getter for India in 2003–04 Border-Gavaskar trophy - 619 runs from 8 innings at an avg. of 123.80
    • It is the highest aggregate by an Indian batsman against Australia in a single series.
  • The 376 runs partnership between Laxman and Dravid at Kolkata in 2001 was the highest partnership between any two batsmen in matches involving India and Australia. The record was broken 11 years later by Ponting and Clarke at Adelaide in 2012.
  • Dravid holds the record for most catches in Tests involving India and Australia - 46 catches from 32 matches.
  • Dravid, along with Sehwag, played the ICC Super Series Test Match for ICC World XI against Australia in 2005 at Sydney.
    • Dravid was appointed as the vice-captain of ICC World XI for this match.
  • Dravid played the last Test of his career against Australia in Jan 2012, before announcing his retirement.

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