We all know master blaster Sachin Tendulkar has been topping many lists and polls conducted on various online portals for years now, but for change, former India batsman Rahul Dravid has taken over the spot in one of the recent polls conducted by a digital platform. According to a poll conducted by Wisden India, it saw Rahul Dravid racing ahead of Sachin Tendulkar on the social networking site Facebook. Rahul was voted as the best batsman for the test matches in this poll.
This poll conducted by Wisden India had 11400 fans participating in it, and Rahul Dravid won 52% of the total votes. We congratulate the former India batsman! Wisden India shared this poll result on the Twitter account, with the caption, “Much like Dravid batted during his playing career, he dug in and fought back in the poll, eventually crossing the line with a decent lead at the very end.” Rahul Dravid was voted as the best test batsman in the last 50 years in the world of cricket.
Check out the tweet below-
"Much like Dravid batted during his playing career, he dug in and fought back in the poll, eventually crossing the line with a decent lead at the very end."— Wisden India (@WisdenIndia) June 23, 2020
Dravid in between 1996 and 2012 played 164 test matches fetching 13288 runs, while Sachin played 200 test in between 1989 and 2013 scoring 15921 at an average of 52.31 and 53.78 respectively. Also while Dravid has 36 test centuries, Sachin has scored 51 test centuries. ALSO READ: World No 1 Tennis Player Novak Djokovic And Wife Test Positive For COVID-19; Shows No Symptom-Reports
While in away from home test matches Rahul Dravid scored 7690 runs in 94 matches, Sachin scored 8705 runs at 106 Tests at an average of 53.03 and 54.74 respectively. Also, Rahul Dravid scored 5443 of above mentioned run at an average of 52 in 64 matches played in New Zealand, West India, South Africa, Australia and England.
The poll also saw 16 Indian cricketers fighting it out with Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Sunil Gavaskar and Virat Kohli making it to the top. ALSO READ: BLOOPER: Mumbai Indians Pay Tribute To The Undertaker On His Retirement; Share A Pic Of Rohit Sharma INSTEAD
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