Former Indian Cricket Team explosive batsman Virender Sehwag recalled a hilarious prank he along with heavy hitter Sachin Tendulkar played on ex-captain Sourav Ganguly during their playing days.
India’s two stalwarts, Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar, were a nightmare for the opposing team. We must not forget that it was the very partnership of Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar that laid the foundation for mid-level batsmen in the victorious ODI WC 2011.
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Sehwag used to play the role of the attacker while batting with Tendulkar. It will not be wrong to say that the Tendulkar & Sehwag duo changed the face of ODI cricket as they were easily tormenting the bowlers.
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Dada called Adidas and asked them to send the jerseys from Germany. –Virender Sehwag
Virender Sehwag was having an interaction at Breakfast with Champions. Virender Sehwag recalled a funny incident from his playing days when he and Sachin Tendulkar were the brand ambassadors for Adidas and together they played a prank on Sourav Ganguly.
“Sachin Tendulkar and I were brand ambassadors for Adidas. We went to the bathroom and Sachin said, ‘Let’s play a prank on Dada (Sourav Ganguly)’. He asked me to just play along. Dada went into the bathroom and we were standing outside.” Virender Sehwag said.
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“He said: ‘These Adidas jerseys from Germany, how good they are,'” he added. “I accepted saying: ‘The material is really good.’ And saying all this we left. Dada then called Adidas and asked them to send the jerseys from Germany, which were delivered to Sachin and Sehwag. added.
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Sachin Tendulkar taught me a lot- Virender Sehwag
Virender Sehwag stated that legendary hitter Sachin Tendulkar used to be his gym partner. Sehwag pointed out how Sachin Tendulkar used to guide him through the difficult phases of the match.
“He used to be Sachin Tendulkar’s gym partner. He taught me a lot in life. He taught me about difficulties and practice. He would predict the length of a bowler and give me a clue.
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When asked how he knew, he would say, ‘I’ve played for so many years that I can predict how he’s trying to get you out with more time.’ The next ball would just be a full-length delivery.”
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