In this series of two Indian Premier League cricket TV discussions, John Pennington and Chetan Narula look back at the group stages, picking out their young players of the season and paying tribute to departing greats Adam Gilchrist and Rahul Dravid.
20 May 2013
Half-centuries from Rahul Dravid and Ajinkya Rahane steered Rajasthan Royals to a nine-wicket win over Delhi Daredevils that steered them into second place in the Indian Premier League 2013 table. Dravid made 53 and Rahane 63 not out as Rajasthan raced to 155 for one in 17.5 overs after Delhi had reached 154 for four in their 20 overs.
7 May 2013
At Eden Gardens, in Kolkata, Indian cricket came full circle. It was in 2001 at that majestic ground when VVS Laxman and Rahul Dravid batted for an entire day, defying Steve Waugh's Australia. They had laid siege on the 'final frontier' and it was thwarted in glorious manner, one that inspired a decade of brilliance (barring the odd slump). Eleven years hence, with an embarrassing seven-wicket loss to England, that era has been brought to a close in emphatic fashion. It isn't the loss that hurts the average Indian fan, but the manner that it has come about.
12 December 2012
Monday evening saw Pune's cricket enthusiasts come together at the Pune Marriott Hotel and Convention Centre as they put their best foot forward and challenged the champion team of Rajasthan Royals. Rahul Dravid led his team into a one of a kind match as it dared the Pune citizens. As the setting of a stadium arena was created at the Pune Marriott Hotel and Convention Centre, the two teams matched each other's stride.
8 May 2012
A cricket video for Cricket World TV about cricket news today in cricket history and a look back at cricket history being made on this day, from international cricketers born on this day to those scoring centuries and taking five-wicket hauls. Included in today's show are cricketers such as Rahul Dravid, Umar Gul and Ian Bishop.
12 April 2012
A cricket video for Cricket World TV about the latest cricket news as we look back at the two latest games in the Indian Premier League - IPL 2012 - IPL 5 - which saw wins for the Pune Warriors and Rajasthan Royals. The opening game saw new Pune captain Sourav Ganguly lead his side to a 28-run win over Mumbai Indians, who perhaps missed Sachin Tendulkar, and then Rahul Dravid led the Rajasthan Royals to victory over the Kings XI Punjab and Adam Gilchrist.
6 April 2012
Blog - Rahul Dravid - Farewell To A Colussus
9 March 2012
A cricket video for Cricket World TV about the latest cricket news as we look at the career of Indian batsman Rahul Dravid, who has announced his retirement in Bangalore.
9 March 2012
Prolific Indian batsman Rahul Dravid has announced his retirement from international cricket with immediate effect, bringing down the curtain on an illustrious career. The 39-year-old made his debut in the Lord's Test against England in 1996, scoring 95, going on to represent India more than 500 times and scoring more Test runs than any other player, save for compatriot Sachin Tendulkar.
9 March 2012
Indian batsman Rahul Dravid has delivered the 2011 Sir Donald Bradman Oration in Canberra, using it to talk about a wide range of topics ranging from India and Australia's links during the two World Wars to the future of the game. Dravid spoke perceptively and knowledgeably about his experiences in the game, joking that while Bradman once scored a century at Lord's before lunch, his recent ton at the home of cricket took him nearly a day.
14 December 2011
A cricket video for Cricket World TV about the latest cricket news looking at India beating the West Indies in the second Test and Jacques Kallis becoming the fourth man to reach 12,000 Test runs. Centuries from Rahul Dravid, VVS Laxman and Mahendra Singh Dhoni put India in a commanding position of the second Test at Eden Gardens in Kolkata before the West Indies, despite a valiant attempt from Darren Bravo and Marlon Samuels, were comprehensively defeated.
17 November 2011
A cricket video for Cricket World TV about the latest cricket news looking at India taking on the West Indies and Sri Lanka beating Pakistan in the second ODI in Dubai. Centuries from Rahul Dravid, VVS Laxman and Mahendra Singh Dhoni have put India in a commanding position of the second Test against the West Indies at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
15 November 2011
England ensured India ended their tour of the country without an international win as they produced an accomplished performance to win the fifth and final One-Day International by six wickets in Cardiff to wrap up a 3-0 series win. On the day that Rahul Dravid said his goodbyes to ODI cricket, receiving a warm ovation for a stylish knock of 69, the game was finished off by England's debutant Jonathan Bairstow, who cracked an unbeaten 41 in just 21 balls.
16 September 2011
Speaking ahead of the third Test between England and India, left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha maintains that their task in attempting to win both remaining matches to level the series 2-2 was difficult, but not impossible and he is staying positive. He also tells us what it is like bowl to the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman but also how much his game has developed from sharing a dressing room with some of the greatest players the game has ever seen.
11 August 2011
Experienced batsman Rahul Dravid has been recalled to India's squad for the Twenty20 International and One-Day International leg of their tour of England. The squad is, however, missing both Harbhajan and Yuvraj Singh, who have been ruled out of the remainder of the Test series due to injury.
7 August 2011
At the press conference following the second day's play of the second Test between England and India at Trent Bridge, Indian batsman Rahul Dravid spoke at length about how he approaches his batting - having scored a century - and how he has never lost his love for batting.
2 August 2011
Stuart Broad took a hat-trick during a spell of five wickets for no runs, Rahul Dravid scored a wonderful century before England closed a remarkable second day of the second Test against India at Trent Bridge 43 runs behind. When Dravid (117) and Yuvraj Singh (62) were batting together, a substantial lead looked likely for the tourists before Broad's magical spell of bowling turned proceedings on its head and got England back on track.
30 July 2011
England struck first in their Test-match series with India by bowling themselves to a 196-run win on the final day of the opening match at Lord's. James Anderson finished the day with a five-wicket haul having removed the big three of Rahul Dravid, VVS Laxman and Sachin Tendulkar as India were bowled out for 261 having been set an unlikely 458 to win.
25 July 2011
Indian batsman Rahul Dravid has been named as the Cricket World Player Of The Week after he scored an outstanding century in the first Test against the West Indies at Sabina Park. Dravid's 32nd Test century, scored in difficult conditions in Jamaica, helped set up India's 63-run win that put them 1-0 up in the three-match series.
27 June 2011
Rajasthan Royals registered a table topping victory at Jaipur, beating Pune Warriors by six wickets. It was the latter's sixth defeat on the bounce and pretty much consigns them to go empty handed this season, unless they pull off a major surprise. Rajasthan meanwhile have eleven points from nine games. Chasing 144 for victory, Rajasthan didn't get off to the best of starts with Shane Watson and Rahul Dravid both getting out without doing too much.
1 May 2011