26 - Dravid became only the third Indian to carry his bat through a completed Test innings - after Sunil Gavaskar and Virender Sehwag - when he made 146 not out against England at The Oval in 2011.
27 - He made his T20 International debut against England at Old Trafford in 2011 at the ripe age of 38 - the oldest Indian debutant. It was also his final T20 International match. He made 31 off 21 balls, including three successive sixes off spinner Samit Patel.
28 - In December 2011, he became the first non-Australian cricketer to speak at the Bradman Oration in Canberra.
29 - Dravid has been bowled 55 times in Test cricket, going past Allan Border's previous record of 53. He was bowled in six of his last eight Test innings in Australia.
30 - Dravid has taken the most catches in Test history - 210. In second place is Ricky Ponting, who is 17 catches behind Dravid with 193, and has an outside chance of catching up with him.
In Image: Dravid plays a shot against England during his knock of 103 not out at Lord's in 2011