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Rohit Sharma Picks His All-Time Top Five Batsmen Of India

Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag
(Credits - Twitter)

The vice-captain of the Indian National Cricket Team Rohit Sharma is arguably one of the greatest batsmen of the modern era. He is the most reliable batsman for India at the present and knocking runs on a consistent basis across the formats. Easily, he makes into the chart of the top 5 best batsmen in the last 10 years. But, do you know who are the players made into the top 5 batsmen chart of Rohit Sharma? Here are they:

The lockdown has put the country behind the doors and the celebrities are no exception to it. In order to pass the time, cricketers are spending time with their fans through Instagram live interaction. Answering one of the fans questions, Rohit Sharma revealed the top five batsmen in the Indian Cricket, whom he watched.

First and foremost, he chose Sachin Tendulkar, who was the first cricketer Rohit Sharma even seen on the Television. He then picked Rahul Dravid, who had stunning series against England in 2002. Rohit Sharma recalled the knocks played by Rahul Dravid during the tour.

Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma (Credits – Twitter)

Rahul Dravid played a lot of good knocks – Rohit Sharma

Then he named Virender Sehwag, who entertained the world with his incredible strokeplay at the top. Sharma remarked Sehwag as the confidence killer for the bowlers of the opposition. Finishing his top five, Rohit Sharma named VVS Laxman and Sourav Ganguly, who played exceptional knocks during their career.

“When I was young, I had seen no one other than Paaji (Sachin). Then later, I started following other cricketers. There was Rahul (Dravid) Bhai who scored a lot of hundreds in the England series of 2002. I think there were a lot of good knocks in that series,” Rohit said.

Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar, Mohammad Yousuf
Credits – Twitter

”Then there is Viru (Virender Sehwag) Bhai. The way he batted at the top of the innings was enough to kill half of the bowlers’ confidence. Then, of course, there is VVS Laxman and Dada (Sourav Ganguly). These are the top five that I have seen,” he said during the Instagram Live interaction.

All those five batsmen used to play together for India across the formats appearing an intimidating lineup. Currently, all of them have taken unique roles in the BCCI constitution.

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