Thiruvananthapuram November 1: Former India skipper Rahul Dravid was officially inducted into the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Hall of Fame on the eve of the fifth and final ODI between India and the Windies here on Thursday.
On July, the ICC, announced Dravid and Australian legend Ricky Ponting’s induction into the Hall of Fame during a ceremony in Dublin. However, the memento was presented to Dravid by the legendary opener Sunil Gavaskar at the Greenfield International Stadium.
The current India U-19 coach Dravid became only the fifth player from India after Bishan Singh Bedi, Kapil Dev, Gavaskar and Anil Kumble to be named on the elite list. Ponting is the 25th from Australia to receive the honour.
Dravid aggregated 13,288 runs in 164 Tests with 36 centuries and 10,889 runs in 344 ODIs with 12 centuries. In 2004, Dravid was named the ICC Cricketer of the Year as well as the ICC Test Player of the Year.