Virender Sehwag is a man of many talents. In his playing days, he terrorised bowling attacks. After retirement, he terrorises other former cricketers by trolling them on their birthdays on Twitter.
With Sehwag being touted as one of the frontrunners for the India coach’s job, a post recently vacated by Anil Kumble, we trawled through his Twitter feed to check what he would bring to the table if he is appointed coach (Apart from the inane birthday wishes, of course).
Consoling a player ignored in the IPL auctions:
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) June 7, 2017
When Virat Kohli thunders into the dressing room ranting about an umpiring decision:
A meaningful silence is always better than meaningless words.
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) June 9, 2017
When the players don’t want to play antakshari any more in team meetings:
What is a thing, a person(s) ,an animal ,a place ,you connect most with ?
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) May 30, 2017
Advice to Ravindra Jadeja when he’s walking out with the score at 6-72 and India chasing 380 runs:
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) June 21, 2017
To Harbhajan Singh about how he can make a comeback to the national team
Negative attitude is like punctured tyre.
You can't go anywhere until you change it.
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) June 17, 2017
Trying to console the team when a match has been abandoned due to floodlights failing
It's better to light one small candle rather than cribbing about darkness.
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) June 16, 2017
Explaining his decision to drop Ravindra Jadeja in favour of Ravichandran Ashwin
Hardwork beats talent when talent doesn't work hard. pic.twitter.com/Zq9WxrxYAd
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) June 2, 2017
Telling Rohit Sharma to improve his running between the wickets:
Selfie, Party aur Single (churaake run) , mauka milte hi le lena chahiye . pic.twitter.com/5EUSIXKZXP
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) May 29, 2017
How he tells his team his team to prepare during the off-season:
Keep your Friends close, your Farmers closer. Beautiful. pic.twitter.com/brpggwk3ML
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) May 28, 2017