15 Times Rahul Dravid Proved That He Is A Gentleman To The Core

Rahul Sharad Dravid, yes that’s his full name. Hailed in the cricketing world as “The Wall” for his tremendous ability to stay on the pitch against any bowling attack, Rahul is also regarded as a very self-effacing and unassuming person. A true gentleman to have played the “Gentlemen’s game”, his down-to-earth attitude has made him a real life champion, even after he retired from playing all forms of cricket.

Here are some instances which illustrate his humility and touch our hearts, proving the fact that you need to be a good human being first before anything else

Ensures that the U-19 support staff is paid equally, by taking a pay cut himself as the team coach
When his U-19 side won the Cricket World Cup in, BBCI announced a cash reward of Rs. 50 lakhs for the coach and Rs. 30 Lakhs and Rs. 20 lakhs for the support staff. Rahul took up his reservations with the BBCI and ensured that every support staff got equal amount of Rs. 25 lakhs. He took a hefty 50% cut on his reward money.

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