Five Current Cricketers And Their Superstitions
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Five Current Cricketers And Their Superstitions

current cricketers and their superstitions, Virat Kohli and Steve Smith
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How much cricketers deny, but they follow some kind of superstitions which builds belief in them that following such practice would enhance their performances. No matter how established a cricketer is, they possess certain superstitions. The legendary cricketers Sachin Tendulkar, Michale Clark, Steve Waugh, and Mahela Jayawardene are some examples of the same.

If a batsman scores a century from a bat, he will keep that bat for using it further at crucial stages. So, The game of cricket and superstitions go hand in hand. Here, we have listed five current cricketers, who have progressed in their career, but still, follow superstitions.

Five Current Cricketers And Their Superstitions

5. Shubman Gill:

Shubman Gill, red handkerchief
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Shubman Gill, who made the debut in the Team India last year, hogged the limelight with his performance in India’s U-19 World Cup 2018 triumph. After this, he has become a regular player in the India A team. Other than his performance, he also got everyone’s eye for using a red cloured handkerchief.

So, there is the tale behind that handkerchief. During Under-16 days, Gill had tough times. He had a string of low scores. Then in a match, he found in his pocket a white handkerchief and made a hundred to end the run drought. All the running and diving soiled the handkerchief. For the next match, he carried a red handkerchief and made another hundred. And then it became a habit.

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