Dravid, the Wall of Indian cricket, as he was fondly called during his playing days, has expressed delight watching the current generation carrying forward the dominance in cricket following the retirement of senior men like Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, VVS Laxman and others.

 

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"There will be legends from this generation as well. You’ve just got to give it a bit of time. I think someone like a Virat Kohli is already a legend.

 

"Ravichandran Ashwin's performances in the 40-odd Test matches that he has played, I was reading, is better than anyone in the history of the game," the Indian U-19 coach was quoted by Deccan Chronicle.

 

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The Indian team at present are playing the five-Test series at home against England. With two wins in three games, India have gained an unassailable lead with fourth Test due to begin on December 8 at Mumbai.

 

The Indian Test skipper, Kohli, is yet to lose a Test at home as India's captain and has extended his winning streak to 17 unbeaten Tests. He has lost only one Test so far ever since he took over full-time Test captaincy from Dhoni in 2014.