Choosing between MS Dhoni and Salman Khan is like choosing between mum and dad: Kedar Jadhav
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Published: April 16, 2020 11:19:48 pm


MS Dhoni and Salman Khan at a celebration. (File Photo)

Choosing between cricketing ace Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Bollywood famous person Salman Khan is like choosing between “mum and dad” for India participant Kedar Jadhav.

The unorthodox all-rounder, although, made it clear that he might play many matches for India due to the help he acquired from the previous captain.

“Growing up Sachin (Tendulkar) was my idol like every aspiring cricketer. I regret I could not play with him. But when it comes to favourite cricketer, it has to be Dhoni,” Kedar stated on Thursday throughout Chennai Super Kings’s Instagram Live chat.

“When I met Mahi bhai I thought he is India’s captain and he would be very strict. After meeting him, I don’t see any other image when it comes to favourite cricketer,” added.

Kedar has made 1389 runs with two tons of and six fifties for India since making his ODI debut in 2014.

“I could have played 8-10 ODIs but Mahi bhai supported me and he had a calming effect on me. When I see him I get confidence and if you get that from your captain, it helps a lot,” he stated.

An enormous fan of Salman, Jadhav was in a repair when requested to choose between the actor and Dhoni.

“Because of MS Dhoni I got to play however many matches I played and also because of Mahi bhai I got to meet Salman Khan. So I can’t pick between the two. It’s like asking to choose between Mum and Dad,” he stated.

He was additionally requested about his uncommon side-arm bowling motion.

“I attempted it on the nets. That time Anil (Kumble) bhai was the coach and he stated no it’s authorized. Then within the 1st ODI, I bought Jimmy Neesham out (caught and bowled).

“That was my first wicket and then Mahi bhai gave me the confidence that I can bowl. I had not bowled much in domestic cricket also. But it was because of him that I got confidence.”

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