Indian cricket captain and Karnataka batsman Rahul Dravid turned 45 today.

Dravid scored 13288 runs in 164 Tests at an outstanding average of 52.31 with the help of a whopping 36 centuries and 63 fifties

He also scored an amazing 10,889 runs from 344 ODIs at an average of 39.16 with the help of 12 centuries and 83 fifties

vhe was a specialist Test batsman and yet managed to establish himself in India's ODI team! He was a constant figure at number 3 for India in the late 90s

Rahul Dravid was known as 'The Wall' and 'Mr Dependable' by the fans. He was later given the nickname 'Jammy'.

Rahul Dravid got that name because his father used to work at a Kissan jam factory and he later appeared in an advertisement for the same brand

Rahul Dravid is the only non-Australian cricketer who was given the Bradman Oration in 2012