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    Sachin Tendulkar reveals how tech helped Team India plan better in 2002

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    The former cricketer recalls how the team’s initiation to technology was a gradual process.

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    Sachin Tendulkar said that technology made planning precise.
    By the turn of the millennium, internet and computing technology was everywhere. Including the Indian cricket team’s dressing room.

    Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar, who was at the peak of his cricketing powers at the time, recalls how the team’s initiation to technology was a gradual process. Tendulkar uploaded a video to LinkedIn recently, where he spoke of the advantages of technology on his — and the team’s — game.


    “I still remember, how in 2002, our dressing room had a laptop and cameras and all sorts of things. I wondered, what is this computer going to do? A computer can’t help me bat. It can’t help Anil Kumble or Javagal Srinath bowl,” he recalled.

    However, technology did help them plan better, he said. “It has come to a point that if I go to the analyst in the team right now and ask him about the year 2002, on the tour of South Africa, what did I do in the fourth ball of the 23rd over, within seconds, the answer will pop up. So, our planning became precise,” he said. The times, they were a-changin.

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