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Indian cricket workforce has had some extraordinary batters over time. If one is to select the title that sits atop the record, most would arguably go along with Sachin Tendulkar. Nevertheless, former Pakistan all-rounder Abdul Razzaq has revealed that it wasn’t Tendulkar the Pakistan cricket workforce most feared whereas enjoying in opposition to India throughout his time as an lively cricketer. It was Virender Sehwag that the Pakistan workforce thought of the ‘most harmful’, with Tendulkar occupying the second spot within the record.
“Virender Sehwag was essentially the most harmful participant. After that Sachin Tendulkar. Pakistan used to plan in opposition to Sehwag and Tendulkar. Our plan was once like – if we get these two wickets – Sehwag and Tendulkar – we are going to win the match. In bowling, our batsmen used to plan in opposition to Zaheer Khan. Irfan Pathan was there too for a while. Harbhajan Singh was there. These have been the large names who performed massive matches and carried out for his or her nation,” Razzaq revealed in a chat with the Instances of India.
Razzaq additionally picked Yuvraj Singh a participant who was thought of harmful within the center order by the Pakistan workforce. When it comes to bowlers, Zaheer Khan, Irfan Pathan and Harbhajan Singh have been the names that Razzaq’s workforce deliberate essentially the most in opposition to.
“Within the center order, Yuvraj Singh was the one. Sehwag, Tendulkar, Yuvraj have been the large massive names. Once we dismissed them, we used to say sure, we have now taken massive wickets as we speak. These have been the gamers Pakistan significantly deliberate in opposition to. The plan concerned how and what to bowl, sure areas to bowl to them in, subject setting, and making an attempt totally different bowlers and deliveries in opposition to these batsmen. Equally, our batsmen deliberate in opposition to bowlers like Zaheer, Harbhajan, and Irfan,” he additional mentioned.
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