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    What cricketers do to win games

    • Zaheer Khan makes it a point to carry a lucky yellow scarf. (AP Photo)

    • Yuvraj Singh emulates Tendulkar and puts on his left pad first. (AP Photo)

    • All-rounder R Ashwin is carrying his lucky laptop bag. (Getty Images)

    • Sachin Tendulkar has a lucky pad, which was gifted to him by his brother. He reportedly wears the pad on his left leg during each match, even if only for a little while. He also carries a 'lucky' bat. (Getty Images)

    • Virender Sehwag doesn't forget to put a red handkerchief in his pocket before going out in the middle to butcher oppostion bowling.

    • Yusuf Pathan eats something or listens to a particular song before taking the field. (AP Photo)

    • Piyush Chawla always keeps his right foot inside the boundary line first when walking out into the field. (Getty Images)

    • Even the most talented of players is not above a little faith. And when it comes to winning the most coveted cup in world cricket, they'll go an extra mile for it. Good luck charms of cricketers have become the stuff of legends. Whether it's Sunil Gavaskar's penchant for puttting on his left pad and left shoe first while dressing or South African opener Neil McKenzie's belief that he would not score runs unless the toilet seats were closed and flushed before he left the dressing room, no cricketer is shy of admitting they have a pet totka. Here's a quick look at some of the good luck charms of the current Indian team members. (AFP Photo)