'Humble' Rahul Dravid backs youngsters, bats for IPL

When asked about the future prospects, Dravid, famously known as the 'Wall' of the Indian Cricket team during his playing days, declared that there was no paucity of talent in the Indian cricket.

updated: January 27, 2013 11:13 IST
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Jaipur: It's not very often that cricket considered to be a religion in India, and literature come together on the same platform, but when it happens it's bound to create magic and that is exactly what happened once Rahul Dravid took to the stage at the Jaipur Literature Festival.

The 40-year-old Dravid, one of India's finest batsmen who scored close to 25,000 international runs before announcing his retirement early last year, said the game teaches one to be humble.

"Cricket teaches you to be humble. You fail more than you succeed in the game," Dravid told a packed audience at the Diggi Palace on Saturday.

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