Shikhar Dhawan, 34, is the one batsman on this planet to win the golden bat twice on the ICC Champions Trophy. He holds the report for least time taken by an Indian batsman to get to 1,000, 2,000 and three,000 ODI runs. Right here’s a take a look at how the fashionable participant with the handlebar moustache retains match sufficient for all these fast dives and dashes between the wickets.
*There are not any brief cuts to health. It takes laborious work, willpower and self-discipline. As a cricketer, I concentrate on general health in a fairly intense means. I train 5 days every week with a coach — doing yoga, weight-training, practical coaching and strengthening of the again as a result of as a batsman that’s of utmost significance. I additionally focus loads on my core.
*My favorite workouts are squats as a result of I wish to really feel like I’m serving to strengthen my legs and backbone, which bear such a burden on this sport. Operating is one other favorite train of mine; you burn energy simply and it’s good apply. I do lot of operating in my sport.
*General, I lead an lively life — moreover cricket, which is my ardour and occupation, I play table-tennis, squash and soccer and I like to go horse-riding.
*I’ve just lately turned vegetarian and I keep away from sugar, processed meals and fried meals. I begin my day with a protein shake and idli or dosa together with fruit. I eat a number of contemporary fruit, and avocado, by way of the day. I eat dinner by 7 pm; like lunch it’s dal, sabzi, rice, with generally paratha or dessert. I do eat out and luxuriate in dim sum, salads and soups.
*For rest, I flip to the flute. I’ve been taking classes for almost 5 years. I discover it extraordinarily calming and soothing. I additionally love studying, listening to and memorising shayaris after which narrating them to my buddies.
*I wish to journey, particularly amid nature, with my household, my spouse and our three youngsters.
*Cricket is a high-pressure, bodily difficult sport, so enough relaxation and rest are important. Meditation has made an enormous distinction to my life. It helps me begin my day with positivity, and helps me maintain on to that positivity by way of the day too.
*I’m a fantastic believer within the energy of constructive vitality and I take challenges and accidents in my stride and all the time look ahead, to every problem making me stronger.