Sachin Tendulkar | Sachin Tendulkar remembers the good times spent under Anshuman Gaekwad as coach

MUMBAI: Sachin Tendulkar says it was one of the few good years of his cricketing career when Anshuman Gaekwad was India’s coach and he is someone you can always count on. Are. Gaikwad, a former opening batsman, was India’s coach from 1997 to 1999. During this, Tendulkar (Sachin Tendulkar) played some brilliant innings, including two centuries against Australia in Sharjah. “I was really fortunate to spend time with him when he was our coach,” Tendulkar said at the release of Gaikwad’s biography ‘Guts Amidst Bloodbath’ on Friday. . Those were probably the better years of my career when he was a coach. We used to discuss about my batting and what kind of approach I should adopt. Also read He said, “There are ups and downs in everyone’s career but he was always there to help you. He was honest and very transparent. He was someone you could count on. Whatever was discussed with him was always confidential. This is an important quality of a coach. We know each other really well.” Former Indian fast bowler Zaheer Khan credited Gaikwad with overcoming his weakness of running to the crease while bowling. Zaheer said, “He was the coach when I first came across the problem of running at the crease. I was not able to control my follow-through but Anshu Bhai handled it very well. If he had not helped me overcome this weakness, I would not have been selected in the team. (agency)

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