Shreyas Iyer opened up about his first encounter with Sachin Tendulkar and their first one-on-one conversation together. Shreyas Iyer had a resurgence in 2022 and finished the year as the third-highest run-scorer in international cricket across all formats. Despite being widely regarded as a potential captain of Team India. The daring batter scored 1609 runs at an average of 48.75 in 39 matches, including 14 half-centuries and a century. His highest score was an unbeaten 113-run score.
With 2598 runs from 44 matches and an average of 54.12. Pakistan captain Babar Azam topped the list as the year’s highest run scorer. Azam also hit 17 half-centuries and eight tons, with a high score of 196. Litton Das, on the other hand, came in second with 1921 runs in 42 games. An average of 40.02 The Bangladeshi cricketer also scored 141, smashing three centuries and 13 half-centuries.
The KKR captain revealed that the India legend is “obsessed” with cricket when he talked about his first encounter with him. Like any young Indian cricketer, Iyer approached the legendary Tendulkar for advice. While he was still grinding it out in the domestic circuit. “Sachin sir had come to BKC to motivate us for a tournament when I was 14 years old. In the Ranji Trophy final, we had a one-on-one conversation, which was the first time I had ever met him.
I asked him about his technique and stance, which keeps changing during matches, during our brief conversation. “What should I do?” I asked. In a recent interview with Mashable India, Iyer stated, “He said that ‘Dekh Shreyas. Which you feel is perfect for that day, that is the right thing to do.'”
“Sachin sir has a lifelong passion for cricket. He will only talk to you, and he will give you a lot of advice.
He continued by saying, “Do whatever you feel comfortable with on that particular day.” Iyer will begin his career in 2023 with the ODI series against Sri Lanka. Which will begin on January 10 in Guwahati. On January 12, Kolkata will host the second one-day international. On January 15, Trivandrum will host the third one-day international. The one-day international series will follow the three-match T20I series, which will begin on January 3.