New Delhi: With just four days left for India’s first Test match against South Africa and Indian cricketing legend, Sachin Tendulkar has ‘motivated’ leading fast bowler Mohammed Siraj ahead of the crunch Test series in the arc nation -in sky.ALSO READ – EXCLUSIVE: Ex-India flyhalf Arun Lal picks Kohli’s One Knock as Indian cricket’s turning point; Keeps Sehwag ahead of Tendulkar as match winner
“There’s a spring in his legs and that’s what I like to see. His run-up, you can see he’s full of energy. He’s one of those bowlers, when you look at him, you can’t tell if it’s the first over of the day or the last over of the day. Because he’s coming at you all the time, and that’s what I like. He’s a good pitcher fast and his body language is so positive. That’s what I love,” Tendulkar said in Behind the scenes with Boria Pin up. Also Read – Shane Warne praises Mohammed Siraj and says I’m a big fan
He praised the RCB man for learning fast and the performances he put on in Australia, the greatest cricketer of all time believes he is more than just a matured player. Read also – Ganguly, Dravid has never won a World Cup…: Ravi Shastri denounces the criticism of Virat Kohli | Watch the video
“He learns fast, you know. In fact, last year when he played in Australia, he made his Melbourne debut, but it never looked like he was playing his first match. I felt like this guy had been there for a while, it was the maturity he showed,” Sachin said.
Reacting to what the former India international said, Siraj took to Twitter and thanked Little Master for his motivating words and he promised that he would always do his best for his country.
“Thank you @sachin_rt sir for this. This is a huge motivation for me coming from you. I will always do my best for my country. Stay well sir,” he tweeted.