He is a former Indian cricketer and captain, widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket.He is also useful wicketkeeper. He started playing cricket at the age of 12 and later represented the state team at the under-15, under-17 and under-19 levels.With his technical efficiency and stylish strokes, he soon became a pillar of the Indian cricket. Initially, he was considered good for only Test cricket but later, he proved himself to be very useful in One-Days too.He was in brilliant form in 1999. He was named ‘Widen Cricketer the year’ in 2000. For his sheer consistency, Dravid has few equals. He is maintained a Test career average of over 50. His promotion as the ice-Captain was widely acclaimed. He was in a very good form during the cricket World Cup 2003 and scored very consistency.