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11 Times Rahul Dravid Proved Nice Guys Don't Finish Last

The hero we always need, but don't deserve.

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With over 24,000 runs, 400 catches, and even a few wickets across formats in international cricket, Rahul Dravid is, by all accounts, one of the greatest sportsmen India has seen.

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3. When he was offered an honorary doctorate from Bangalore University, he refused because he thought he hadn't done anything to deserve it.

More respect for Rahul Dravid! "I don't think I can just get a doctorate because I happen to be a famous cricketer… https://t.co/uOaBcSwFxT

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8. It's not that he's above making fun of someone, but those moments usually come while he's singing their praises.

Never forget that time Rahul Dravid imitated Sachin.

9. Basically, he's so nice, it's hard to hate him even if he is actually all-out sassing you.

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Just ask Nasser Hussain, who couldn't help but smile after being abruptly reminded about England crashing out of the 2015 Champions Trophy.

11. And even with those millions of fans, that legendary career, and all the adulation he deservedly gets, Rahul Dravid still doesn't think he's above anyone else.

That's Rahul Dravid in a queue with his kids at a science exibhition. No show off; no page 3 attitude; no celebrity… https://t.co/4epuYCnZCs

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