Javed Miandad explains why Virat Kohli is his favourite Indian batsman
By: Sports Desk |

Updated: March 21, 2020 8:09:02 pm

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Former Pakistan cricket legend Javed Miandad has revealed that if there is one Indian participant of whom he is in awe of, it is the Indian captain- Virat Kohli. According to Miandad, Kohli’s file “itself tells a lot” and there have been no second ideas behind it.

Speaking on his YouTube channel Miandad praised Kohli for his enviable stats and mentioned: “I was asked who is the best in the Indian cricket team, so I choose Virat Kohli.”

“I don’t must say a lot, his efficiency itself tells lots. People must admit this as stats are seen.

“Virat performed really well in South Africa; even on an uneven wicket, he scored a hundred. You cannot say he is scared of fast-bowlers or he cannot play on bouncy pitches or he doesn’t play spinners well.”

“He is a clean hitter. Look at his shots, it feels so good to watch him bat. He has class,” Miandad added.

However, going by latest numbers Kohli hasn’t been in the most effective of varieties contemplating his personal requirements. The Indian skipper might handle to attain simply 218 runs throughout codecs in 11 outings towards New Zealand.

Miandad, who aggregated 8832 runs in 124 Tests and 7381 runs in 233 ODIs for Pakistan, said that each Rohit Sharma and Kohli make batting look straightforward.

One of the hardest opponents of his time, Miandad is identified for his outspokenness.

(With PTI inputs)

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