Rahul Dravid is The Wall and if you try to break the wall, it might sometime fall on you.
Nasser Hussain realized this when he tried to sledge Rahul Dravid while commenting during the India-Bangladesh World Cup match. But Dravid gave a fitting reply to Nasser Hussain and showed who is the real boss.
Here is the full transcript:
Nasser Hussain (on India’s stellar performance so far in the tournament): They’re peaking too early, aren’t they? Are you worried Rahul that your boys are peaking too early?
Rahul Dravid had the perfect response, referring to England’s performance: Nasser, it’s better to peak early than to not peak at all! You have to peak early to make to the quarter finals actually. That’s bit of the rules of the tournament.
Shane Warne, the third commentator, chipped in I don’t think you were expecting that answer, were you Nasser?
Nasser Hussain: Not from Rahul, from you yes, but not from the nicest man in cricket!
Rahul Dravid: I was sledged all along in the last commentary session about my 2007 stint. I was inching to give it back to someone! Sorry, Nasser!
This isn’t the first time that Nasser Hussain tried to sledge an Indian commentator. Once he tried to sledge Sourav Ganguly about the reason why India doesn’t play the Fifa World Cup. This was Ganguly’s response: