Unacademy, India’s largest learning platform*, today launched the next ten lessons of the ‘Cricket with Sachin’ segment on Unacademy Icons after a successful launch of the first ten. The newly launched lessons 11 – 20 further delve deeper into batting techniques required to play defence and attacking shots like front foot & back foot defence playing spin and swing and attacking shots like drives, flick, glance, square and late cut, sweep, and pull & hook shots.
Unacademy Icons was launched in February 2022 to bring together stalwarts from different fields such as sports, arts, business, leadership and more; to conduct curated lessons on their subject of expertise. The ‘Cricket with Sachin’ segment has been developed in collaboration with legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar as part of a stronger content-led integration with him in the sports learning category. The curriculum is co-created by Sachin Tendulkar and his brother Ajit Tendulkar.
The lessons focus extensively on steps that a batter should keep in mind while playing vertical bat shots like drives, flick and glance as well as horizontal bat shots like square-cut & late cut, sweep, pull and hook, which will allow Learners to understand the things a batter should be cognizant of while playing.
The lessons also highlight the strategies that every player, should opt for basis their experience. For instance, at the beginner’s level, the batter is expected to play a shot as per the type of delivery bowled; whereas on an expert level, a batter looks to play a shot as per the field placements, to pick gaps.
The new lessons also highlight Sachin’s journey and experience as a pioneering cricketer through the decades. The maestro shares personal anecdotes on acing pressure matches and crucial on-the-feet thinking demanded by the sport.