New Delhi: South Zone opener Lokesh Rahul, who scored an unbeaten 168 to guide his team to take a 32-run lead against Central Zone in the Duleep Trophy final at the Ferozeshah Kotla here Thursday, expressed his delight over his comparison with legendary batsman Rahul Dravid.
"I feel happy when I am compared with him. As a child, I used to watch a lot of his batting and also Sachin's (Tendulkar). But it would be great if I can score the amount of runs Dravid has scored," the 22-year-old right-hander told reporters.
"Also, I have learned a lot playing alongside South African AB de Villiers and India's Virat Kohli in the Indian Premier League (IPL)," the Karnataka batsman, who scored more than 1,000 runs last year, added.