Former Australian spinner Shane Warne on Thursday termed former New Zealand skipper Stephen Fleming because the best captain he played against in his career. “Stephen Fleming was the best captain I played against in my time, he knew how to get the best of his team-mates. He should have made more hundreds,” Warne stated throughout an Instagram Live session.
The prime-order batsman and skipper played 111 Tests for Kiwis and scored 7172 runs with a mean of 40.06.
In 280 ODIs, Fleming scored 8037 runs which included eight centuries and 49 fifties. Fleming led the facet in 80 Test matches, out of which he received 28 and misplaced 27. In 218 ODIs he led New Zealand to 98 win and 106 defeats.
Warne additionally picked him as his best Kiwis crew skipper in a facet which additionally has Shane Bond, Daniel Vettori, Brendon McCullum, Danny Morrison and Martin Crowe.
Warne’s best New Zealand XI: John Wright, Brendon McCullum, Andrew Jones, Martin Crowe, Stephen Fleming (c), Nathan Astle, Chris Cairns, Daniel Vettori, Shane Bond, Simon Doull and Danny Morrison.
“Vettori turned himself into an amazing all-rounder, he scored few hundreds in his career,” Warne applauded spinner for his batting abilities.
Vettori scored 4531 runs and scalped 362 wickets in 113 Tests. In 295 ODIs, he picked 305 wickets and amassed 2253 runs.