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Sachin Tendulkar or Virat Kohli? Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Comes Up With An Epic Answer

Batting maestros Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli have been the heartbeat of great Indian cricket fanatics. While Tendulkar has entertained the crowds in the first decade of the 2000s, Kohli has taken the game to a whole new level in the next decade. Picking between the two greats have a tough answer and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella came up with an epic answer when asked to pick one between the two legends.

Nadella's love for cricket is pretty well known and he has spoken about on many occasions. In his book ‘Hit Refresh’, he has outlined how the game had influenced his professional and personal life. The India-born executive he has drawn reference from the game at various points in his career. 

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“No matter where I am, this beautiful game is always in the back of my mind. The joy, the memories, the drama, the complexities, and the ups and downs – the infinite possibilities,” Nadella has written in his book.

Meanwhile, when asked on his pick for the best batsman between Virat Kohli and Sachin Tendulkar, Satya Nadella is puzzled. Tendulkar has almost held all the batting records while Kohli looks to break the records with his consistency. Nadella came up with an epic answer when Microsoft India President Anant Maheshwari asked to choose between the two. 

“This is like picking religions. I would say Sachin yesterday, Virat today,” quipped Nadella.

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Meanwhile, Virat Kohli endured a poor run in the ongoing New Zealand tour. He has managed only 201 runs from nine innings at an average just over 22 which is not up to Kohli's standards. Moreover, this is one of his poor outings ever since he broke into the international scene. The talismanic run-scorer will hope to return to form when India lock with New Zealand in the second Test starting from February 29 in Christchurch.