Steve Waugh praise Virat Kohli as the best batsman in the world


Previous Australian captain has hailed Virat Kohli as the best batsman on the world. Reffering to Kohli as a “big occasion player,”

Waugh said that the Indian captain has the best technique in the world.

“He (Kohli) has the willing to survive anyplace, I believe he has the best strategy of anybody in world cricket,” Waugh was cited as saying in

“He and AB de Villiers have the best techniques, and AB de Villiers isn’t playing Test cricket with the goal that makes him (Kohli) the stand-out player.

“What’s more, he loves the enormous event like (Brian) Lara and Tendulkar and (Viv) Richards and Javed Miandad and all the great batsmen.

They need the enormous event and that draws out the best in their cricket,” he included.

Kohli has scored 5754 runs in 67 Tests at an average of 54.28. He additionally amassed 9779 runs in 211 ODIs at 58.2 and 2102 runs at 48.8 out of 62 T20Is.

Kohli impacted 149 and 51 keeps running in the first and second innings against England in the opening

Test to end up the seventh India batsman and the first since Sachin Tendulkar (in June 2011) to top the ICC rankings for Test batsmen.


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