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Virender Sehwag reveals the bowler that he was afraid of during his career

Chaithanya Sagar

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The ‘Nawab of Najafgarh’ is known for his potent ability to smash the balls all over the park during his playing days.

He has always been the enigma to the bowlers as they felt a tough question to crack the solution.

Virender Sehwag is the only Indian to have two triple centuries in Test cricket. On most occasions, Sehwag is deemed as bowler’s nightmare.

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Although Sehwag used to give the bowlers jitters down their spines, he himself was scared of one legend whom he always found it difficult to pick up.

Sri Lankan legend Muttiah Muralitharan is one of the integral part of Sri Lankan history. He always had that charisma to outsmart Sehwag.

In an exclusive chat show with India Today, the former aggressive batsman added that he had the best of times facing any bowler but couldn’t get the better of one all the time.

Sehwag opened up that Muralitharan scared him to the core with bowling action in tandem with his facial expressions.

He said that he tend to be swept over by Murali’s scary facial expressions and also added that his doosra was the toughest to connect.

“Although I was not scared to face any bowler but Muttiah Muralitharan’s bowling action, facial expressions scared me off. He used to bowl the doosra which was not easy to pick,” Sehwag said during the chat show.

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