How To Tackle Shaheen Shah Afridi? Sachin Tendulkar Answers

Tendulkar on Shaheen Shah Afridi
Tendulkar on Shaheen Shah Afridi

Tendulkar on Shaheen Shah Afridi: Whether Indian batters are attacking the talented Pakistani left-arm pacer or playing him “straight”, Sachin Tendulkar said. He described Shaheen Shah Afridi as one of the world’s best white ball bowlers. During his peak, Tendulkar played a lot of limited overs cricket against Wasim Akram, perhaps the greatest left-arm fast bowler of all time, and he shared his observations with PTI during a conversation.

Tendulkar laughed when asked what he would have done faced a bowler of Shaheen’s caliber during his playing days. “I haven’t put my mind to it since I won’t be facing him.” But on a serious note, he shared his thoughts.

“Shaheen is an attacking bowler and he enjoys taking wickets. He pitches the ball up and backs himself to swing it. With his pace upfront, he is capable of beating batters both on and off the pitch. To play with him, Tendulkar suggested playing straight and within the ‘V’.

It is Shaheen’s greatest skill to bring the ball back into right-handers at a rapid pace and even get a few to hold their line seemingly without change of pace.

Furthermore, he has a good short ball that can hurry batters and make them candidates for leg befores.

In addition, Tendulkar warned that even a trigger movement (the initial reflex movement) shouldn’t be construed as committing to play the ball.

The trigger movement is a preparation to play the ball, not a commitment; if you’re not committed, you may play it on the front or back foot, but it’s a trigger movement, not a commitment.

As soon as you commit on the backfoot, you can’t come on the front-foot, and vice versa. Trigger movement is about preparation.

Tendulkar concluded, “Every ball has some kind of movement, as long as it is not commitment.”

This Sunday, India and Pakistan will face off in the opening match of the T20 World Cup at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

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