Manage episode 264823401 series 2658220
One of India’s greatest batsmen, Rahul Dravid is this week's guest on Lessons Learnt with the Greats. Known as 'The Wall' for his seemingly impenetrable defence, Rahul was one of the premier batsmen of his generation in a star-studded Indian top order. While he rarely gave anything away on the field, in this episode he opens up about his batting technique, how he dealt with pressure and scrutiny and what inspired him to become one of the game's greatest players.
02:55 - Some of my favourite Rahul Dravid innings
05:45 - Rahuls's personal career highlights
08:06 - Rahul talks about his batting technique
13:40 - How Rahul became one of the world's best fielders
17:50 - Rahul's fitness regime
22:14 - Rahul shares how he crafted his mental skills
32:00 - How Rahul handled pressure and scrutiny
41:20 - Rahul talks about the financial lessons learnt
51:43 - Rahul's mantra for getting through the tough times
55:28 - The people who have inspired Rahul
1:01:55 - Rahul's favourite books
Dravid and Laxman hammering the Aussies in Kolkata, 2001: https://youtu.be/D3_jGlOnRkI
Dravid 233 v Australia: https://youtu.be/pxhqeHFLAF0
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