On top of their game
Out of bounds
Shikhar Dhawan (SD): I’m not a sailor, but I’m an adventure junkie. I have tried most water sports such as water skiing and para sailing. I’m an outdoor person and love bungee jumping and trekking.
Suresh Raina (SR): I love beach sports but I have not sailed a yacht yet.
For the love of it
SD: I love bikes and own a Hayabusa worth Rs 13.5 lakh. I ride it to my net practice.
SR: Since my father was in the army, he had a huge collection of books. That’s how I started reading at an early age.
All in the game
SD: Cricket is a highly competitive game but that’s the beauty of it. The pressure actually motivates you to perform better.
SR: We have to be strong to be able to handle the pressure. Playing for India is the biggest high for me.
SD: I have two daughters and went for my first parent-teacher meeting, back in Australia. It reminded me of my PTA meeting whereteachers would complain to my parents about my misdeeds. I was very mischievous. Thankfully my daughters are good at studies. I like to spend my spare time with my family.
SR: I’m not a star at home. My family members still call me Sonu. I still get pulled up for not eating on time or missing out on some household work.