Virender Sehwag Names ‘Ramayan’ Character That Gave Him Batting Inspiration


Former India opener Virender Sehwag took to Twitter to disclose the inspiration behind his batting. But if you’re considering the swashbuckling batsman was referring to Sunil Gavaskar or Viv Richards or another batting nice, you’ll be mistaken. Sehwag tweeted a photograph of a scene from the long-lasting ‘Ramayan’ TV present, a rerun of which is now being proven on Doordarshan, and wrote, “So here is where i took my batting inspiration from.” The photograph is a scene from Ravan’s court docket, the place Angad – the son of Bali and a member of the Vanara sena – is standing sturdy as considered one of Ravan’s generals tries to maneuver his ft as a part of a problem.

Pair hilana mushkil hi nahi , namumkin hai (moving his foot is not just a difficult task, it is impossible),” Sehwag added, citing a line from the well-known Hindi film ‘Don’. “#Angad ji Rocks,” he concluded.

The scene takes place when Ram, as a final resort earlier than his struggle with Ravan’s military, sends Angad as his messenger with a peace providing. Angad tells Ravan that Ram will peacefully depart Lanka if he returns Sita unhurt and apologises to him.

But Ravan scoffs at his supply and insults Ram. Angad then locations his foot in the course of the courtroom and says that if considered one of Ravan’s warriors can transfer his foot, he would, on behalf of Ram, take your complete military again from Lanka.

But not one of the warriors who attempt, together with Ravan’s strongest son Indrajit, handle to maneuver his foot.

Doordarshan is airing reruns of well-liked reveals like ‘Ramayan’ and ‘Mahabharat’ amid the nationwide lockdown imposed to battle the unfold of the novel coronavirus.




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