Shoaib Akhtar on Virender Sehwag: Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag was famous for his blistering batting, but did you know that Viru was the first middle order batsman? On whose advice was Virender Sehwag made the opener batsman? Actually, the former Indian opener told Shoaib Akhtar in a show that who gave him the idea to promote him in the top order. He said that former Team India fast bowler Zaheer Khan recommended the then captain Sourav Ganguly to feed me in the top order.
Whose idea was it to field Sehwag in the top order?
Virender Sehwag made his ODI debut against Pakistan in the year 1999. It was played in Mohali between India and Pakistan. In that match, Virender Sehwag came out to bat at number seven, but Shoaib Akhtar got him out on just the second ball. Recalling that match, Sehwag said that Shoaib bowled so fast that I could not even see it and it hit my pad. At the same time, in this show, Shoaib Akhtar asked Virender Sehwag that what were you doing at number seven at that time? Then Sehwag said that he started from the middle order only. Then Akhtar asked, whose idea was it to feed in the top order? On this, Sehwag said that it was Zaheer Khan’s idea that I should play in the top order.
‘Zaheer Khan Tera Beda Gark Ho, what have you done to us’
At the same time, on this matter of Virender Sehwag, Shoaib Akhtar said in a joking tone that Zaheer Khan, your fleet should be destroyed, what did you do with us. At the same time, he termed the former Indian opener as a tyrant. Shoaib Akhtar said that you used to just keep hitting while standing. Significantly, Virender Sehwag is counted among the most aggressive players in the history of cricket. This player has crossed the triple century mark 2 times in Test matches. He is the only Indian player to do so.
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