Whether it’s a sport or a field of art, there has always been a long list of icons who have registered their name in the books of history with their exceptional talent. Moreover, they’re given honorary titles such as King, Mahatma, God etc.
Who Has Been The God of Cricket?
When it comes to cricket, the cricketer who has accumulated worldwide success and labelled his name in golden words in the history of cricket is Sachin Tendulkar. Surpassing and setting innumerable records, Sachin Tendulkar is known as the “God of Cricket”.
While Sachin’s popularity remains unquestioned, the world has started to anticipate the next icon who can take forward the legacy set by former legendary players.
Who is going to be the next God of Cricket?
In the contemporary cricket scene, Virat Kohli is leading the charts with a whopping fan following around the world and unbeatable skills. Another player who has successfully garnered a place in the hearts of fans and the books of history is Rohit Sharma. Both players are assumed to be the next “God of Cricket” from this generation of cricketers.
In this article, we’ll take a deep dive into the world of cricket and explore the reasons why these legendary cricketers have received such honorary titles. Let’s begin.
Why is Sachin known as the God of Cricket?
If we talk about the origin of the title “God of Cricket” attributed to Sachin Tendulkar, the talented cricketer Mathew Hayden was the person to use these words for him. Not just once but on several occasions, Mathew has described Sachin as the God of Cricket to express his popularity and emotional connections among fans.
There are many reasons why Sachin has attained the title of “God of Cricket”. One of them is his unwavering passion and devotion to upscale his innate talent. In the 24 years of his cricket career, Sachin has consistently proved his growth and mastery in the cricket field.
Sachin has set an unbelievable number of records by being the first cricketer to hit 20 ODI centuries, a double century in the ODI, 10,000 runs in ODI cricket and many more.
Why is Virat Kohli known as the next God of Cricket after Sachin Tendulkar?
Known as the Goat of the generation, Virat Kohli has been stepping up the game as he keeps breaking records set by Sachin Tendulkar. He has observed the role of the captain of a Cricket team and led the Indian team to numerous victories.
Virat Kohli has been reigning the charts, breaking unprecedented records such as being the cricketer with the most runs in the T20I, most fifties in T20I and so much more.
Why is Rohit Sharma called the God of the contemporary cricket scene?
Another record-breaking machine from the Indian Cricket Team is Rohit Sharma. He sits at the top of the list being the cricketer with the highest ODI match score (264), the most double centuries in ODI, the most sixes in T20I and many more.
When it comes to the world of cricket, Sachin Tendulkar will be remembered forever as the “God”. As we step into a new era, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma are assumed to carry the throne after Sachin in the current cricket scene as they continue to break records and set new ones.