Brett Lee
Brett Lee. (Picture Supply: Twitter)

Former Australian bowling ace and cricketing nice Brett Lee has lavished praises on former Indian opener Virender Sehwag, hailing him as one of many hardest batters he ever bowled to. Lee mentioned he has all the time regarded Sachin Tendulkar because the hardest batter to bowl to, however  holds Sehwag in the identical regard.

Lee, considered one of many biggest quick bowlers of all time, terrorised batters along with his uncooked tempo and accuracy all through his profession and had some riveting battles in opposition to modern-era greats like Tendulkar, Brian Lara, Jacques Kallis, and Sehwag. Whereas the tearaway pacer had some epic battles with Tendulkar, he hailed the sensational skills of his opening accomplice Virender Sehwag.

Lee mentioned that he thought Sehwag to be a spitting picture of Tendulkar as a result of similarities of their batting stance. The batter shocked him along with his fearless method even in red-ball cricket.

“The man that seemed a bit of bit like Sachin Tendulkar when he was batting. And I assumed ‘right here we go once more. One other Sachin Tendulkar. If one wasn’t sufficient, we’ve acquired one other one and he’s opening the batting’. We within the Australian crew had a ploy for Sehwag and even begin the Check match with a 3rd man, making an attempt to suck him in to hit one down there. We tried that in an ODI match sooner or later, and he wacked it… completely nailed it out of the bottom,” Lee mentioned on his YouTube channel.

Virender Sehwag is so laborious to bowl to due to his unpredictability: Brett Lee

The 2-time World Cup winner has been one of many quickest bowlers ever to have graced the sport and hailed the mentality of Sehwag. He highlighted the unpredictability of the Indian batter, which made it extraordinarily troublesome to bowl to him. The pacer mentioned that he was one of the vital fearsome batters of all time, who slew bowlers with a smile on his face.

“You consider the phrase merciless. You consider the phrase swashbuckling. Consider the world as unpredictable, I consider none apart from Virender Sehwag. He performed with a smile on his face, with intent… the kind of man that will fairly probably need to hit the primary ball of a Check match for six… and he has finished it. He’s a man that’s so laborious to bowl to as a result of as I discussed, of the unpredictability,” Lee added.



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