Indian football team captain and legend, Sunil Chhetri, recently visited the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru which is a training hub for budding cricketers. Sunil Chhetri took part in a fielding competition and met with cricketers from North East and Plate Teams and talked about his journey in football.
The BCCI shared a clip of the skipper’s fielding practice session with the budding cricketers and wrote, “NCA’s Neighbour, Indian Football Captain, and Legend, @chetrisunil11 dropping by on Sunday evening.” Cricket’s apex body in the country further wrote that Chhetri had a delightful fielding competition as he shared some learning from his incredible journey in football with the boys from North East and Plate Teams.
Watch Sunil Chhetri’s fielding practice drills here:
🎥 NCA's Neighbour, Indian Football Captain and Legend, @chetrisunil11 dropping by on Sunday evening. 👏 👏
He had a delightful fielding competition and shared some learnings from his own incredible journey in Football with the boys from North East and Plate Teams. 👍 👍 pic.twitter.com/1O1Gx7F12K
— BCCI (@BCCI) May 9, 2022
Sunil Chhetri has a close bond with cricket as he is seen numerous times with Virat Kohli in Instagram live sessions and other events supporting his country and the modern-day great. Both the legends of their respective game often exchange chats with each other and are regarded as good friends.
Speaking of Indian football, Sunil Chhetri has been the flagbearer of sports in the country for decades and is regarded as the greatest to grace the game. Chhetri has etched his name in the history book with record-shattering numbers. He is just second to Cristiano Ronaldo in terms of active players with the most international goals. Sunil has won various laurels for the country and is widely regarded as the all-time great in Indian football.
• Sunil Chhetri visits NCA to interact with budding cricketers from Northeast India.
• Chhetri takes part in some fielding drills with the youngsters.