Rahul’s performance on the domestic circuit put pressure on the selectors to pick him for the 1996 World Cup being played at home. The then Chairman of selectors G Vishwanath justified his exclusion on the grounds that making a debut in such a high profile tournament would put undue pressure on him and one failure could ruin his career.
Rahul Dravid: Another brick in the wall
The Indian legend turns 41 on January 11th. We look back at some special moments from his life and career.