“When Virat Kohli Came…” How Virender Sehwag Improved Sachin Tendulkar’s Fitness Game
Tendulkar, who retired from international cricket in 2013, holds all the big records.© AFP
Regarded by many as the greatest batsman of all time, former India star Sachin Tendulkar played marathon cricket, which lasted almost 25 years. After making his debut in 1989, Tendulkar played alongside different generations of players, before his retirement in 2013. Former India opener Virender Sehwag, who played most of his cricket with Tendulkar, has revealed the reason behind the former India captain. Long career of 24 years.
During a recent conversation, Sehwag revealed how Tendulkar used to train for hours to prolong his career. He revealed that the former star batsman used to compete with Virat Kohli, who is considered to be one of the fittest cricketers.
“How do you think Sachin Tendulkar was able to play for so many years? It is because every year he used to think that what can I add to my batting or can I become better. If I can do nothing in the batting department If I could add, I should.” Work on my fitness in such a way that I can convert 100 to 200. When we came in the 2000s, he was more focused on fitness than us. Later, when Virat Kohli came in 2008, Sachin would match him. He paid more attention and focus to fitness than that,” Sehwag told Ranveer Allahbadia on his YouTube channel.
Tendulkar, who retired from international cricket in 2013, holds all the big records.
Tendulkar is the only player in the history of cricket to score 100 international centuries.
The Indian batting legend has scored 51 centuries in Test cricket, while in the 50-over format, Sachin Tendulkar managed to cross the hundred mark 49 times.
Tendulkar is also the first male cricketer to score a double century in ODIs.
Sachin Tendulkar served Indian cricket for 24 years during which he represented the country in six World Cups.
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