IPL 2013: Shane Watson in awe of Rahul Dravid

Shane Watson seemed to be in awe of Rahul Dravid's batting and said the former India captain is batting like he used to bat in his early 20s.

updated: May 08, 2013 13:13 IST
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Jaipur: Shane Watson on Tuesday spoke reverently of the influence and guidance of Rahul Dravid, stating that the former India skipper was a constant source of inspiration for him and Rajasthan Royals.

"Rahul as a person is one of the most amazing people whom I have met in my life. He has got utmost respect from all the players, from all the support staff. He is doing an amazing job as a captain. Paddy Upton our coach this year, him and Rahul have worked extremely well this year," Watson said after his side jumped to second spot in the points table with a nine-wicket win over Delhi Daredevils.

"The ultimate challenge for a team is to have a successful culture and that's something we have achieved at the moment. It starts at the top with great like Rahul Dravid. He is doing an amazing job and Paddy Upton certainly complementing him," he said.

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