Rahul Dravid a surprise visitor at IBL tie

Rahul Dravid was sitting with his wife and two sons and acknowledged the crowd, who cheered when big screens showed him © Getty Images (File photo)

Bangalore: Aug 26, 2013

After Sachin Tendulkar, Ajit Agarkar and Syed Kirmani, batting great Rahul Dravid joined the Indian Badminton League (IBL) bandwagon as he came out to see hosts Banga Beats take on Krrish Delhi Smashers on Sunday.

Dravid was seen sitting with his wife and two sons at the Sree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium and acknowledged the crowd, who cheered when big screens showed him.

Meanwhile, Indian cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin on Sunday said he has really enjoyed watching the Indian Badminton League (IBL) so far.

“Really enjoyed watching the IBL so far, happy supporting the underdog in each and every game,” tweeted Ashwin on microblogging site Twitter.

Former wicketkeeper batsman Syed Kirmani had turned up on Saturday for the Awadhe Warriors vs Mumbai Masters clash in Bangalore while Tendulkar and Agarkar were seen in Mumbai for the Masters vs Smashers clash Aug 20.