T20 World Cup Finals: Favourite Dishes Of Indian And SA Players
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This year, the T20 World Cup is being organised in the United States of America and the West Indies. India has yet again lived up to everyone's expectations and qualified in the finals of the T20 World Cup. India will be competing against South Africa in the final match that will be held on 29th June 2024. As more than 1 billion people pin their expectations on the Indian team to bring the cup home, it is already a time to celebrate the exceptional performance of the Indian team till now. 

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Talking of celebration, it is hard to think of a celebratory occasion in India without delicious food. Just like normal people, the players in the Indian cricket team are also very fond of eating desi Indian food even though their diets are very rigid. Similarly, the players of the South African team are fans of tempting dishes from both their own country as well as India. In this article, all cricket fanatics will be able to look at the loved food items of their favourite players from both India and South Africa.

* Virat Kohli

Starting with the fan favourite and the famous ‘Dilli boy’ Virat Kohli is a great way to kickstart the article. Popularly known as King Kohli among his fans, Virat Kohli is known for his strict schedule when it comes to his fitness and diet. However, underneath the hard-core fitness enthusiast that Virat Kohli is, there lies the little kid from Delhi who loves to hop on some delicious chole bhature. Yes, you read that right. Virat Kohli has time and again expressed his love for chole bhature and keeps on recommending to his fans some must-try places in Delhi to try delicious chole bhature.

* David Miller

David Miller is a famous South African cricketer who is known for his impeccable batting style. Miller, who is a fitness enthusiast in his life, considers eating healthy as a lifestyle rather than a sporadic practice. In multiple interviews, he has cited that his go-to meal is some vegetable stir-fry with chicken, mushrooms, and mashed potatoes with a seasoning of some basic herbs. He likes to keep it simple when it comes to food and focuses more towards mindful eating. 

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* Rohit Sharma

The HITman Sharma as people around the world like to call him, Rohit Sharma is famous for his over-the-top and spectacular batting style. Rohit is a treat for people to watch when he's on the field. Other than being a great cricketer, Rohit Sharma is also a big-time foodie. A Mumbaiker from his soul, Rohit has time and again expressed his love for Kothimbir vada as well as aloo ka paratha. Rohit says that it is Indian food that gives him the most amount of joy and satisfaction.

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* Hardik Pandya

Hardik Pandya is another cricket maestro who is a very well-known name in the field of international cricket. He is an all-rounder from India who is the favourite of many because of his attacking batting style. A true Maharashtrian from the heart, Hardik Pandya loves having some cheese pav bhaji with lots of masala and butter paav for a delectable cheat meal on Sunday. In a lot of interviews, he has expressed his love towards the classic Maharashtrian dish and says that it is his go-to meal whenever he wants to treat himself to something delicious.

* Rishabh Pant

Rishabh Pant is resilience personified. He is an example for people around the world for his strength and ability to strike back into the field after a massive setback. Other than being a great batsman, Rishabh Pant loves trying different types of dishes off-field from time to time. Some of his top favourites include biryani, fried chicken, and ras malai. Like many other Indian cricketers, Rishabh Pant is also more inclined towards Indian cuisine. 

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* Keshav Maharaj

Keshav Maharaj is a famous South African cricketer who has been making the rounds in international cricket for his spectacular performance. In a recent interview, Maharaj said that due to his strict diet, he has to resort to eating healthy food. However, his go-to cheat meal is a chicken tikka pizza. For a delicious snack, he likes to go with the classic peanut butter and banana combination. Maharaj also highlighted that he likes having avocados and mushrooms as well.

* Heinrich Klaasen

Heinrich Klassen who is a famous cricketer from South Africa in an interview told everyone that butter chicken is one of the favourite things in the world to eat. He even went on to say that he along with a lot of other cricketers has a special fan club for butter chicken and they always look forward to coming to India to specifically devour this dish