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London: Former India cricket captain Rahul Dravid has been elected as the newest member of Laureus World Sports Academy, becoming the 47th member of the panel. (Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid an Unusual Coincidence)
Dravid, the fourth-highest run scorer in Test cricket, was at a school on Wednesday in London's East End, meeting young coaches who have been trained with support from the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation.
Dravid said: "It is a great privilege to be invited to join the Academy and I look forward to supporting the work of the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation. I am truly honoured to be recognised alongside some of the greatest sportsmen and women we have ever seen.