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Keep smaller and simple goals, says Shreyas

DNMUM400768 | 11/14/2017 | Author : Team DNA | WC :501 | Sports

India batsman Shreyas Iyer, who made his international debut against New Zealandand at 22 is looked upon as the future superstar of Indian cricket, talks to MLSI kids about his journey
Who was your inspiration while growing up?
Obviously, it was Sachin Tendulkar. He is called the God of cricket, and everyone who grew up watching him play has followed him. I was also one of them. So he was my inspiration as a child.
Is there anyone else you look up to outside the cricketing world?
Yes. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Sweden footballer currently playing for Manchester United). I just finished reading his book. I love his attitude, his way of answering questions that can be uncomfortable. I love the way the speaks and carries himself around. He is so confident about himself and in whatever he does. That is something that I want to follow as well. I want to be as natural as possible in everything.
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