ICC Corrects Mistake After Being Trolled For Rahul Dravid Gaffe

The Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) made a serious goof-up after they referred to Rahul Dravid as a left-hand bat on their Corridor of Fame web page. Followers on Twitter mercilessly trolled cricket’s world governing physique for its embarrassing gaffe. Nonetheless, the the Corridor of Fame web page, which is accessible on ICC’s official web site, has been up to date and the error rectified. In November final 12 months, India’s batting nice, known as ‘The Wall’ by many, was formally inducted into the ICC Corridor of Fame, turning into solely the one the fifth participant from India after Bishan Singh Bedi, Kapil Dev, Gavaskar and Anil Kumble to be named on the elite record.

Nonetheless, on Friday, studies emerged within the Indian media, pointing to ICC’s mistake the place it listed Dravid as “BATTING: LEFT-HAND”.


Followers had been left fuming by the error and took to Twitter to slam the worldwide governing physique.

@ICC @ICCMediaComms …ICC are u drunk ? Or excessive on what ?? When did Rahul Dravid bat left handed !! A world governing physique cannot get info proper of a legend ! #RahulDravid pic.twitter.com/62rXaGv0T7


— Deric Gladson (@dericgladson) September 20, 2019

@ICC Rahul Dravid is a left-handed batsman? How can your web site make such a giant mistake at https://t.co/Kmbmz3Hziy? Incorrect batting model is talked about within the Corridor of Fame record. This can be a huge mistake. Such a mistake is severe on the official web site of the Supreme of Cricket. pic.twitter.com/ZXsFUJWr1h

— mahesh pathade (@PathadeMaheshMT) September 19, 2019

Hey @ICC Corridor of Famer Rahul Dravid is a proper handed batsman please right this error. pic.twitter.com/FDRBry1o8P

— Prashant Sharma (@the_wimpy_kid18) September 20, 2019

Rahul dravid is left hand batsman? final 12 months he was inducted in Corridor of Fame, however ICC could not privy to his batting model.pic.twitter.com/rXgXq5xNkd

— mahesh vichare (@mvichareMT) September 19, 2019

##disgrace on you @ICC . After 16 years of Worldwide cricket, 13,288 take a look at runs with 36 centuries and 63 half centuries, 10889 ODI runs with 12 centuries and 83 half centuries you didn’t even know that, Rahul Dravid is correct hand Or Left hand batsman!!!!

— samir rout (@businessodisha) September 20, 2019

Whereas checking @ICC Official website, I’ve discovered mistake in Corridor of fame part. ‘Rahul Dravid’ is Proper Hand Batsman and the document is written improper displaying Left Hand Batsman.

My variety request is to right it. pic.twitter.com/vMv03p0jfy

— Mehul Parmar(@TheMehulParmar) September 20, 2019

An enormous mistake from the #ICC
They calls Rahul Dravid left-handed batsman. pic.twitter.com/oXIunxN86u

— md.abul kalam azad (@mdabulk22112009) September 21, 2019

Expensive @ICC Actually? Rahul dravid is a left hand [email protected] @BCCI @aajtak #RahulDravid #India #Cricket pic.twitter.com/WUh4H308qQ

— Brijesh Patel (@Brijesh22186) September 20, 2019

What’s it @ICC
Do you know him or not? #RahulDravid pic.twitter.com/1M6ogR5FBD

— Sir (@iamravanan) September 20, 2019

@ICC the disappointing factor I noticed on Corridor of Fame is #RahulDravid sir being talked about as a left hand batsman. @BCCI it will be good in the event you can care for such foolish errors. pic.twitter.com/XCwUe5Xuhe

— DIVAKAR N SARVESH (@divakar_sarvesh) September 20, 2019

The error was corrected and Dravid’s info up to date on ICC’s web site.

b7ikvmdg

On July 2, 2018, the ICC had introduced Dravid and Australian legend Ricky Ponting’s induction into the Corridor of Fame throughout a ceremony in Dublin.

Nonetheless, the souvenir was offered to Dravid by India’s legendary opener Sunil Gavaskar forward of a One-Day Worldwide (ODI) between India and the Windies in Thiruvananthapuram.

Dravid aggregated 13,288 runs in 164 Assessments with 36 centuries and 10,889 runs in 344 ODIs with 12 centuries.

In July this 12 months, batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar was inducted into the ICC Corridor of Fame, thus turning into the sixth Indian to obtain the honour.

Tendulkar, essentially the most prolific batsman in historical past, was inducted instantly after turning into eligible for induction, which requires participant ought to have performed his final worldwide match no less than 5 years earlier than.

The 46-year-old former right-hand batsman is regarded the best to have performed the sport together with Sir Donald Bradman and stays the highest run-accumulator in each Assessments and ODIs.

Tendulkar, who retired in November 2013, tallied 15,921 runs in Assessments and 18,426 in ODIs, each of which stay information.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *