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Sania Mirza reveals her favourite Indian cricketer and it’s not Dhoni or Virat

Ace Indian tennis star Sania Mirza, on Wednesday, was Live on Twitter with the hashtag ‘#sananswers’. Fans poured in their questions and the Sania patiently, and few humorously answered to all of them. And during the hour-long conversation, fans found out who her favourite cricketer is.

Who is your favourite cricketer? – If one is actually asked this question right at this moment, a few obvious answers would be Virat Kohli, the Indian skipper or probably Mahendra Singh Dhoni. But for Sania, she stuck with former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar.

Her fan asked her, “Favorite cricketer?”. Kept it short and simple, but with a clever twist. The condition added was, “besides (Shoaib) Malik of course” and put the phrase in brackets. The reply, another short one, “Sachin Tendulkar.”

The former, known as the Master Blaster played the Gentlemen’s game over a course of 24 years. He 200 Test matches and amassed 15921 runs at an average of 53.79. His glittering Test career is highlighted by 68 half-centuries, 51 tons and six double centuries. In ODIS, he donned the blue jersey 463 times, scoring 49 tons, 96 fifties and one double ton. He played just one T20I match for India scoring mere 10 runs. Finally, on November 16, 2013, Sachin bid adieu to the game of cricket. His final international match of career was against West Indies in the Test match, in Mumbai.

Another interesting fact that came up about Sania from the conversation with her fans was that Roger Federer is her favourite singles tennis player.

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