<p style="text-align: left;" align="center"><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/happy-birthday-rahul-dravid-the-wall-turns-45-677354" target="_blank">Rahul Dravid celebrated his 45th birthday</a> with the India U-19 squad in New Zealand. The teenagers rubbed a cake on the head coach's face and later took selfies with him. Under his guidance, India had reached the final in the 2016 edition.</p> <p></p> <p></p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"> <p></p><p dir="ltr" lang="und"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/HappyBirthdayDravid?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#HappyBirthdayDravid</a> <a href="https://t.co/Ve0yC43mNu">https://t.co/Ve0yC43mNu</a></p> <p></p> Amrit Mann (@iAmritMann) <a href="https://twitter.com/iAmritMann/status/951361865246019584?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">January 11, 2018</a></blockquote> <p></p>There are a lot of firsts that Dravid achieved as an India captain: Dravid is the first Indian captain to win a Test in Pakistan, the first Indian captain to win a Test in South Africa, the first Indian captain to win a series in England in 21 years, and the first Asian captain to win a series in West Indies in 35 years. <p></p> <p></p>With 13,288 runs, <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/rahul-dravid/" target="_blank">Dravid is the second-highest run-scorer for India in Tests</a>. In all he has over 24,000 runs in international cricket, including 48 hundreds and 146 half-centuries.