Rahul Dravid
Rahul DravidReuters

Indian cricketer Rahul Dravid is likely to announce his retirement from the game Friday.

The 39-year-old India's middle-order batsman has called a press conference in Bangalore's M Chinnaswamy Stadium Friday evening.

According to media reports, the press conference will also be attended by Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) president N Srinivasan.

Dravid, who made his international test debut against England in 1996, is known as "the wall." He scored 13,288 runs in 164 Tests at an average of over 52. He is the second highest run getter after master blaster Sachin Tendulkar.

He has to his credit 36 centuries and 63 half centuries. He hit 270 run against Pakistan, and its being his highest score.

Dravid had already declared his retirement from ODI and T20. He played his last ODI in 2011 against England at Sophia Garden.

Under his captainship, India won eight and lost six Test matches.