In the ongoing lockdown, the Indian cricketers have become more active on social media platforms where they interact with their fans and teammates. Meanwhile, Rohit Sharma is one of those players, who is continuously coming live on Instagram and interacting with his national teammates. On Thursday, he again conducted a live session and this time he was involved in a chat with veteran Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh.
While doing discussion related to cricket, the 39-year-old revealed the names of five batsmen, he found difficult to bowl in international cricket. Rohit Sharma had earlier, given a hint of coming live on Instagram with Harbhajan Singh and the fans were curiously waiting for this much-awaited interaction. And, finally, the former Mumbai Indians teammates came live for his fans.
Harbhajan Singh reveals the names of the toughest batsmen he has ever bowled
During the chat, the Indian opener asked Harbhajan to pick five batsmen against whom he had faced difficulty while bowling. Turbanator came out with a pleasing response after taking a short pause and said that the first one was Jacques Kallis in Tests followed by Matthew Hayden and Brian Lara at second and third positions.
He also took the name of former Pakistan skipper Younis Khan. Harbhajan added that he used to trouble him a lot with his sweep stroke. As per the Indian spinner, he used to sometime make him feel like crying while bowling. The off-spinner also recited that Inzamam-ul-Haq was also very difficult to bowl, who used to take the charge against the bowlers from the beginning of his innings.
“I found Jacques Kallis very difficult to bowl at in Tests. Then, Mathew Hayden, in 3rd place is Brian Lara. Younis Khan troubled me a lot, he’d sweep me all the time & used to make me feel like crying. Inzamam is also someone I found hard to dismiss,” Harbhajan Singh said during the live Instagram session with Rohit Sharma.
The veteran spinner was all set to play for Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2020 that got postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak for an indefinite period.
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