Chennai: Veteran India batsman Rahul Dravid and former captain Ajit Wadekar were on Saturday, honoured with the Indian Cricket Board's (BCCI) top recognitions, the Polly Umrigar Award and the C K Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award, here.
Dravid, who made 1,285 runs from 15 Tests at an average of over 53, including six centuries, during the period October 2010 to September 2011, said in a video message, "I think a lot of my good performance is down to the hard work I put in. I think it has all paid off this year." ( Related: In pics- BCCI awards the talented)
Dravid, who sported a simple white T-shirt in his video message, termed the period, during which he scored six tons, as "mixed".