Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag has printed the actual inspiration in the back of his swashbuckling batting methodology was once ‘Angad’ — a personality in mythological epic ‘Ramayan’.
Sehwag, who was once recognized for his nice hand-eye coordination with minimum footwork, on Sunday shared an image of ‘Angad’ on Twitter and mentioned: “So this is the place I took my batting inspiration from. Pair hilana mushkil hello nahi, namumkin hai. #Angad Ji Rocks.”
So this is the place i took my batting inspiration from 🙂
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) April 12, 2020
In keeping with mythology, it’s believed that Angad — who was once a part of vanar sena which helped Lord Ram in rescuing his spouse Sita from Lanka — was once despatched as an emissary to the court docket of Ravan with the intention to steer clear of warfare.
Alternatively, Ravan declined the be offering after which to damage his ego, Angad challenged that if any individual provide within the court docket would be capable of carry his toes from the bottom then Lord Ram would settle for defeat and go away Lanka.
However it’s believed that not one of the warriors found in Ravan’s court docket was once ready to raise Angad’s toes.
Sehwag, who performed 251 ODIs and 104 Assessments for India, scored 8,273 and eight,586 runs respectively. If truth be told, he’s the one Indian cricketer to hit two triple centuries in Take a look at cricket.
The swashbuckling opener additionally performed 19 T20Is for India during which he accumulated a complete of 394 runs.