Pakistan calls Rahul Dravid 'The Real Gentleman' ahead of U-19 World Cup. Here's why

Rahul Dravid is considered to be a gem of a coach and a role model cricketer. He is someone who inspires millions of young kids to take to the sport

The entire cricketing world acknowledges the fact that former Indian and legendary batsman Rahul Dravid is considered the ‘true gentleman’ of the game. So when Pakistani all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez recently posted a picture with him, Dravid’s fans from Pakistan took the opportunity to shower him with praises.

So here’s how they met:

Hafeez was travelling to New Zealand and so was Rahul Dravid. Incidentally, the two boarded the same flight. When Hafeez met Dravid, he instantly clicked a picture with him and posted it on Twitter.  The post received heartwarming responses from Pakistani fans.

The post read, “Met with a man called THE WALL in cricket RAHUL bhai @Im_Dravid he is a great human being always there to talk about cricket & helping u out , honoured to play with him in the Feild & always pleasure to meet U , stay blessed.”

Here are the replies from Pakistani fans which highlight the fact that former Indian skipper Rahul Dravid is respected all across Pakistan:

Dravid is currently the coach of India’s U-19 team. He was travelling with his team to attend the World Cup while Hafeez was with the Pakistan side to participate in a limited-overs cricket series in New Zealand.