Indian captain and the #1 batsman across formats in the world cricket at the moment in Virat Kohli has always been a great admirer of the master blaster in Sachin Tendulkar. The man who has 200 tests under his belt has been an inspiration to not only Virat Kohli but to all cricket lovers around the world.
Each and every shot played by Sachin Tendulkar in his majestic career is a template for all the budding cricketers. The ease with which the demi god handled the bowlers in his playing days was something that each and every batsman would want to do at least once in their career.
Over the years, India have produced some mesmerizing batsmen who can Walk straight into any fantasy XI if made one. The present Indian captain is definitely one of them. He has scored tons of runs all over the world and can take the attack to any bowler on his day. The intensity and huger with which he plays the game is unparalleled.
He has been a huge fan of the god himself in Sachin Tendulkar and has registered this in various places. In a recent chat session with the football sensation Sunil Chhetri, the veteran batsman was asked about one shot that he could make his own from that of Sachin Tendulkar for which the Indian captain answered one of the underrated shots of Sachin Tendulkar in paddle sweep.
Here’s the snippet of Virat Kohli talking to Sunil Chhetri’s about his favorite shot.
The master blaster has played all the shots in the book in his 24 year career. Each and every shot that came from the bat of his is an iconic and a flawless one. But one shot that the master played which is hardly spoken of is the paddle sweep that Virat mentioned.
Here is the small compilation of Sachin Tendulkar’s paddle sweeps.