Virat Kohli is regarded as one of the best batsmen in the world. When any argument takes place on the best batsman, the whole debate revolves around Virat Kohli, Steve Smith, Joe Root, and Kane Williamson.
Former Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne has an opinion that Kohli has an edge over the other batsmen, he says Virat Kohli is the best batsman in the world. But he feels that Steve Smith is ahead when it comes to the longest format of the game.
Shane Warne said, “Definitely Virat Kohli is the best batsman in the world at the moment across all formats. But if you ask me who the best batsman in test cricket, it has to be Steve Smith,”.
Shane Warne also thinks that Virat can go down as one of the greats but no one can say that right now as he thinks one can’t judge a player before he plays in all conditions against all players for a long period of time. Warne concluded saying that On present form definitely, Virat Kohli is the best batsman in the world at the moment.
Steve Smith and David Warner will not be serving Australia in the upcoming series of India and Australia. The duo had been on a year-long suspension for their involvement in ball tampering.
Recently, former England Captain Michael Brearley ahead of IND vs AUS T20I series has rated Kohli as the best batsman in the world. He said that Kohli is a wonderful batsman, the best batsman in the world. He also said that Virat averages over 50 and has a very good rate of scoring in T20s, One Day Internationals and Test cricket.
Michael Brearley further said that Kohli forms a bridge between these different forms of batting and brings classic batsmanship to T20 cricket. Brearley thinks Virat is sort of a genius as a batsman.
During the recently-concluded West Indies Tour of India, Sunil Gavaskar said that the Virat Kohli is the best batsman across formats in the modern era and he is by far the best batsman in the world.
Sunil Gavaskar further said that the way Virat applies himself is hard to describe. It is beyond the phenomenon and if only the West Indies batsmen took a leaf out of his book.
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