Suresh Raina, Raina
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Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli, the two big names of Indian cricket who have made their names at different times and both also have a different identity in world cricket. Sachin Tendulkar knowns as the “God of Cricket” and on the other hand Virat Kohli who is currently the best batsman in the world in all three formats.

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Virat Kohli is currently the captain of the Indian cricket team and he has been a great asset for the Indian team since his debut. Known as the chase master Virat Kohli has won many matches single-handedly for the Team. And the same thing Sachin Tendulkar used to do for India. Even Virat Kohli has also named as the predecessor of Sachin Tendulkar for Team India.

Both players even Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli are compared so many times by many veterans and given an opinion on the difference between Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli. This time Suresh Raina compared both Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli and he also tells the difference between both of them.

Suresh Raina tells the difference between Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli

Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli (left) and Sachin Tendulkar (right) Source: Google Images

Suresh Raina has been a key player for India before he got out of the Indian team. He has played cricket with both players. In the 2011 World Cup playing team, both Sachin and Virat Kohli were with Suresh Raina.

As per Suresh Raina, the main difference between Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli is nature. Virat Kohli is aggressive in nature and he wants to win each match whereas Sachin Tendulkar is calm.

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Sachin and Virat, they both score a lot of hundreds. Virat wants to win every game. And Sachin wants to make sure everything is very calm.

Sachin Tendulkar as the second coach of India

Suresh Raina also says that during the 2011 World Cup, Sachin Tendulkar was like the second coach of the Indian cricket team and he only made everyone believe that we can win the World Cup

With Sachin, it’s always about his calmness. It was because of Sachin that we won the World Cup. He was the guy who made everyone in the team believe that we can do that, He was like the second coach in the team

Raina compared Sachin Tendulkar with FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi

Suresh Raina even compared the Sachin Tendulkar with the superstar of FC Barcelona Lionel Messi. Raina compared Sachin Tendulkar with Lionel Messi on the basis of the fitness and aura of these players.

He has been hitting the ball very well. He is very fit, very positive and he has the aura around him. I am glad I have played with both of them