The 35-year-old revealed that he may play many matches for India due to the help he acquired from the previous captain Dhoni.

“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 mentioned on Thursday (April 16) throughout CSK’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 to date made 1389 runs with two tons of and 6 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 mentioned.

An enormous fan of Bollywood famous person Salman Khan, Jadhav was in a repair when requested to select 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 mentioned.

The unorthodox all-rounder additionally spoke about his uncommon side-arm bowling motion.

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

“That was my first wicket after which Mahi bhai gave me the boldness that I can bowl. I had not bowled a lot in home cricket additionally. But it was due to him that I received confidence.”

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