*Dravid has the highest Test batting average among those who have scored over 8,000 Test runs. (September 2006) .
*Scored nearly 23% of the total runs put up by India (with a batting average of 102.84) in the 21 Test matches won under Ganguly's captaincy. This is the highest percentage contribution by any batsman in Test cricket history in matches won under a single captain where the captain has won more than 20 tests.
*Longest streak of consecutive Tests since debut (94) Only player to score a century against every Test playing nation away from home (until the ICC decides to add more nations to the list of Test playing nations his record can only be equalled, not broken).
*Involved in highest partnership made away from home for any wicket for India with vice captain Virender Sehwag of 410 runs vs Pakistan at Lahore in 2006 (the highest partnership between a captain and the vice captain).
*He is the fastest to reach 9000 runs in Test cricket. In all he took 176 innings to do this, bettering the previous record set by Brian Lara by 1 innings.
*He has the best career Test average among contemporary batsmen who have played at least 20 innings (58.75 after 104 Tests and 176 innings, just ahead of Ricky Ponting's 58.22 from 105 matches and 175 innings; as of 9th August 2006 Michael Hussey averages 75.93 after 19 innings).
*With scores of 50 or more in 7 consecutive Tests Dravid bettered the previous Indian record of 50+ scores in 6 consecutive Tests for a single batsman. This record was shared by Vijai Hazare, Chandu Borde,Sunil Gavaskar,Dilip Vengsarkar and Sadagoppan Ramesh. As of 4/7/06 this streak is unbroken. *He is currently joint 4th along with Brian Lara among batsmen who have scored most away runs in Tests (5288 as of August 9th 2006). Only Sacin Tendulkar,Allan Border andVivian Richards have scored more away Test runs. *Best career average among players who have played 100 or more Tests.
*Best away average among players who have played 50 or more away Tests. 9th batsman to score twin hundreds in a test twice, and only the 2nd Indian to do so, after Sunil Gavakar, 1st Indian to score 5 double hundreds, each bigger than the previous.