From Sachin to Virat, 6 Indian cricketers and their bizarre superstitions
success is always a reflection of your perseverance and hard effort but Luck is an element that cannot be thrown out. Cricket is more than a game in India; it unites individuals from all social classes and castes.
You might not be aware, though, that some notable cricket personalities have a unique set of superstitions. It appears to be a mystery how much they rely on these and how much luck they actually receive from them. Bloggersglobe listed, some of the superstitions held by well-known Indian cricketers.
1. Sachin Tendulkar: Left Pad Before His Right
Cricket is a religion in India, and Sachin Tendulkar is a God to millions of people. Even the cricketing God has a few superstitions of his own. He believed that wearing his left pad before his right pad improved his playing luck. The player is unquestionably a legend, and there is no connection between it and his superstitions. Nevertheless, he believes it, and he demonstrates that it is also worthwhile.
2. Sourav Ganguly: Teacher’s photograph
Sourav Ganguly, perhaps the best captain in Indian cricket, has gone from being the most successful Indian captain. A picture of his Guru was reportedly always kept in the pocket of the Bengal Tiger of cricket. His Guru was always with him when he was on the field.
3. Virender Sehwag: The unnumbered jersey
This powerful batsman spent a lot of time wearing the number 44, but it did little to help him. He decided to wear a numberless jersey after consulting a numerologist.
Sehwag's choice did not sit well with the ICC. Sehwag, though, did not give a damn and continued to play with an unnumbered jersey.
4. Yuvraj Singh: The birthday number as the jersey number
Yuvraj was born on December 12th, which was the 12th day of the 12th month. The Indian batsman feels the 12 on his shirt to be lucky.
5. M.S. Dhoni: Bond with No. 7
Yuvi is not the only member of the team to fall victim to the "Birthdate syndrome," as Indian captain MS Dhoni, who is unquestionably one of the luckiest cricketers in the world, chose the number "7" because his birthday is on July 7. The Indian captain has a bond with No. 7, which he believes helps him win matches and score runs for his team.
6. Virat Kohali: The White Shoes
Despite all his success and hard work poured into the game, Virat Kohli also has superstition while he is on the crease. Virat Kohli, who is one of the fittest cricketers of the era, revealed that he loves playing in white shoes, mainly batting. It is his superstition.