Joe Root heaps praise on his cricket IDOL, And he is an Indian batting legend

ILT20 2023: Joe Root praises Sachin Tendulkar- Handling the pressure of international cricket is no easy job. Cricketers have either taken their…

ILT20 2023: Joe Root praises Sachin Tendulkar- Handling the pressure of international cricket is no easy job. Cricketers have either taken their game to the next level or they have buckled down under pressure. Joe Root, is currently one of the best batsman in world cricket. The former England skipper is set to start his new year by playing franchise cricket in the UAE. Ahead of his debut for Dubai Capitals, Joe Root heaped praise on his idol and Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar. Follow all ILT20 LIVE updates on Insidesport.in

ILT20 2023: Dubai Capitals batter Joe Root heaps praise on this Indian Batting Legend, Calls him his IDOL, Check details

The inaugural edition of the ILT20 league will get underway in a couple of days time in UAE. Dubai Capitals beat Joe Root also heaped praise on Tendulkar’s legendary career. Speaking exclusively to the official broadcaster Root said that he was impressed by the way Sachin Tendulkar handled pressure during his playing days.

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“I mean obviously there are some wonderful players currently playing but look at what Sachin has achieved, it’s just remarkable really, the longevity, the ability to be such a high-performing player at such a young age, and then to be able to sustain and to keep developing and moving forward in the game. There have been times when he’s carried the weight of the pressure on his shoulders, and he did it for over 20 years.

ILT20: Dubai Capitals batter Joe Root heaps praise on this Indian Batting Legend, Calls him his IDOL, Check details

Joe Root shows admiration towards ‘IDOL’ Sachin Tendulkar

Tendulkar made his debut way before Joe Root was born. He was performing on the international stage even when Root made his international debut. “He made his debut before I was born and played in my debut, and it just shows how and what he was for Indian Cricket for such a long period of time. There have been times when he’s carried the weight of the pressure on his shoulders, and he did it for over 20 years”.

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He added, “He made his debut before I was born and played in my debut, and it just shows how and what he was for Indian Cricket for such a long period. Truly great at the game, someone that you know, along with many others. I was a kid and I was admiring the way he played, and how easy it looked, and not only has he contributed to Indian cricket but also world cricket. So yeah, definitely a standout for me as a kid growing up,”.

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Sachin Tendulkar is considered the greatest cricketer of his generation to have played the sport. By the time Tendulkar ended his career, he had broken and set plenty of records. The World Cup winner is the only cricketer to reach the mark of 100 centuries. There is no secret that some of the best players in cricket currently have looked up to him while growing up as a cricketer.

ILT20: Joe Root ready to tune his white ball skills

With ODI World Cup set to be played in India this year, Joe Root is using T20I format to tune his skills for the 50 over format. Root has done well in Test and ODI format for England. The ILT20 will be the first stop towards his preparations. Speaking about the same, the 32-year-old said, “I have a lot of experience in playing 50-over cricket now. I have got a good understanding of how to play in ODIs. I really want to develop my white-ball game further and if there is anything that I can add to my 50-over game, it will come from playing
more T20 cricket and putting myself in situations I have not found myself frequently during the course of my career so far,”.

ILT20 2023: Dubai Capitals batter Joe Root heaps praise on this Indian Batting Legend, Calls him his IDOL, Check details

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