Sachin once told me he couldn’t take short bowling on in Australia anymore – Shaun Pollock


Sachin Tendulkar is perhaps the most complete batsman that anyone has ever seen and there was rarely any chink in the armour when the Master plied his beloved trade. Tendulkar, who had a slightly bottom hand grip, was good of both feet and neither pace and swing nor spin and bounce seemed to trouble him.

However, once the magician crossed his mid-thirties, his reflexes obviously weren’t the same and he had to adapt to the changes in his body due to a slew of injuries. One of the greatest cricketing minds of all time, the Mumbaikar was a problem-solver when it came to batting and got the job done.

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Illustrating that very fact, former South African skipper, Shaun Pollock recently revealed that Tendulkar once opened up to him and said that he knew that in the latter stages of his career he couldn’t take on the short bowling in Australia and therefore he came up with the ramp shot over the slips region.

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