Twitterverse pays tribute to Rahul Dravid

Rahul Dravid announced his retirement in the aftermath of India’s disastrous Test tour of Australia AFP

By CricketCountry Staff

Mumbai: Mar 9, 2012

Twitterverse paid tribute to Rahul Dravid after the ‘Wall announced his retirement on Friday.

Here are some of the tweets:

Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag)

Jam it was a pleasure & privilege to have played with you and your presence in the dressing room always added to our confidence. Will miss u lots

Suresh Raina (@ImRaina)

Wall for team but a shoulder for team mates. Impregnable for opposition, motivation for us. That’s Rahul bhai. Got my ODI & Test cap from him.

Lalit Modi (@lalitkmodi)

I wish Rahul Dravid all the best in the future. Rahul thanks for all the Years u have enthralled us with your Cricket. U have always been a gentleman and friend. We will all miss u. You are an inspiration to millions and million of people world over.

Ramiz Raja (@RamizSpeaks)
Dravid, A purist, in this mad world of limited overs cricket with limited edition heroes, whose kind may not be seen again on the field!

Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash)

Extremely emotional to see my hero bid goodbye to cricket. Thank You for the memories. Words fail me. You’re a legend. #respect

Manoj Tiwary (@tiwarymanoj)

I am lucky enough to play with him and learned a lot from him as a batsman and a human being. You will always be missed on field Rahul Bhai.

Shreevats Goswami (@shreevats1)

1of the best cricketer in the history f cricket retires today.it ws a privilage 2share the dressing room and bat alonside the WALL!

Michael Vaughan (@VaughanCricket)

Rahul Dravid retires The world s most respected cricketer over the last 20 yrs. LEGEND.

Kevin Pietersen (@kevinpp24)

Rahul Dravid-LEGEND!! Plain & simple… Congrats on an incredible career!! India WILL miss #thewall

Alec Stewart (@StewieCricket)
Rahul Dravid is one of the all time greats of the game. One of the top 5 batters I played against. Lara Sachin Ponting Kallis the other 4.

Shaun Pollock (@7polly7)

Congrats to Rahul Dravid on a fantastic career. He can be very proud about what he achieved and the way he went about his business

Pakistan Cricket (@PCB_Cricket)

Rahul Dravid: A perfect role model #cricket A void which may not be filled for a long time. Good Luck

Rohan Bopanna (@rohanbopanna)

Thank you Rahul Dravid, the talent of yours will be missed which produced outstanding results, and to keep repeating it took character.

Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan)

Farewell Rahul Dravid – greatest No3 since Bradman. #TheWall

Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk)

They say sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.To me the most vivid & dependable has to be Rahul Dravid.

Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher)

Cricket once was a Gentlemen’s game & Rahul Dravid Personified tat. Thanks Rahul for enriching our lives. You’ll Never retire in our hearts 🙂

Shiv Aroor (@ShivAroor)

Rahul Dravid is proof that you can be a cricket star without being a clinging, megalomaniacal twit.

Rohan Kallicharan (@ro_jito)

Rahul Dravid has been not just a great player, but a brilliant ambassador, the likes of which we may not see again. Good Luck ‘Wall’.

Sohini (@Mittermaniac)

The WALL fell today, in single piece. Not broken!

Banna (@TheBigDowg)

Dear Rahul Dravid, Thank you for keeping cricketing ethics & principles alive in India.

Nigel Britto (@NigelBritto)

As is usual in India, they could name a street after #RahulDravid. But then, the Americans have already done it. Wall Street.

Priyvrat Gadhvi (@Priyvratgadhvi)

Rahul Dravid – A Thorough gentleman with courage, ability, sportsmanship & grace, encompassing the true character of the game! hats off!

DR7 (@manutdeepak)

THE GREAT WALL OF INDIA – Rahul Dravid

Joel (@joelbrags)

Rahul Dravid is the Rajinikant of Test Cricket.

MildlyClassic (@MildlyClassic)

Just hugged the wall of my room and said Goodbye. Closest I could get to #RahulDravid.

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