Rahul Dravid congratulated for Padma Bhushan by Ajinkya Rahane

Rahul Dravid (above) received India’s third highest civilian honour recentIy © ANS

New Delhi: April 5, 2013

Rajasthan Royals batsman Ajinkya Rahane congratulated teammate and skipper Rahul Dravid on receiving India’s third highest civilian honour, the Padma Bhushan, from President Pranab Mukherjee during a ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan’s Darbar Hall Friday.

Rahane tweeted:


The 40-year-old Dravid will be leading the Royals against the Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Feroze Shah Kotla here Saturday.

The prolific batsman scored 13,288 runs in 164 Tests at an average of 52.31 and amassed 10,889 runs in 344 ODIs, averaging 39.16 in his cricketing career.