Rahul Dravid started Holkar Stadium in such a way that it became an impregnable stronghold for the enemy, every attack of the opponent goes in vain.

Report: Ankit Parmar

Indore. The third ODI match played between India and New Zealand at the Holkar Stadium in Indore was also named after India. With this, India captured this three-match series 3-0. Not only this, everyone expected that Team India would make a clean sweep in this match to be played in Holkar city. That’s what happened after all. Along with this, it is also an important day for Team India’s coach Rahul Dravid. He has a very close relationship with the city of Indore.

In fact, Rahul Dravid, who played for Karnataka in domestic cricket and has traveled till the captaincy of Team India and now coach, was born in this city of Indore. Indore is Rahul’s maternal grandfather and he was born in this city on January 11, 1973. Rahul’s childhood was spent here. When India won the World Cup for the first time in 1983, Rahul Dravid was in Indore at that time. He celebrated this world victory by eating ice cream in the streets of Indore.

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Dravid’s journey started from the streets of Indore
Rahul Dravid was crazy about cricket since childhood. He started playing cricket from the streets here. Later Dravid’s family shifted to Bangalore. He started his professional cricket career from Karnataka and while representing the same state, he traveled till Team India.

Rahul was the captain in the inaugural match of Holkar Stadium
Indore’s Nehru Stadium was banned due to bad pitch. After this, the MPCA started the construction of its own stadium. This stadium was named Holkar Stadium. The first international match was played here in 2008. The special thing is that in that match, the captaincy of Team India was tied on the head of Rahul Dravid. In this match played against England, India won by seven wickets. After this, India has not lost any ODI match in this ground.

Holkar Stadium again lucky for India
India has played two Test matches, six ODIs and three T20 matches at the Holkar Stadium in Indore. India has won all the Test matches and ODIs played here. Out of three T20 matches, India has won two matches. While he had to face defeat in one match.

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