‘These two guys, then daylight, then the rest’: Shane Warne names best batsmen of his era – cricket

Former Australian bowler Shane Warne has at all times spoken fondly about Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara and in his latest Instagram Live video, the former leg-spinner has picked each the batsmen as the best to wield the willow in his era. During the Instagram Live session with his followers he mentioned, “There were these two guys, then there was daylight and after that, the rest of the batsmen came.”

Warne mentioned Sachin had the sport to ace all the situations whereas Lara had the urge for food to attain down large scores and chase down totals. “If I have to choose any batsman to bat at any conditions, it is a real toss-up between Tendulkar and Lara, but I would just choose Tendulkar,” Warne mentioned.

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“If we have to chase 400 runs on the last day, I would definitely pick Lara,” the bowler additional added.

Tendulkar performed 200 Tests and scored 15,921 runs with a median 53.78 whereas in 463 ODIs he scored 18,426 runs with a median 44.83. Lara, on the different hand, performed 131 longest format video games and scored 11,953 runs with a median of 52.88. In 299 ODIs he scored 10,405 runs together with 19 centuries and 63 fifties.

During the identical session, Warne additionally named his all-time Test XI and picked Allan Border as the captain of this facet. He took to Instagram to call this facet and picked all the gamers with whom he had performed throughout his profession. “I am only picking players that I played with that is why David Warner is not going to be a part of the side, he is one of the greatest Australian openers,” Warne mentioned whereas naming the facet on Instagram Live.

Warne’s best Australian Test XI: Matthew Hayden, Michael Slater, Ricky Ponting, Mark Waugh, Allan Border (c), Steve Waugh, Adam Gilchrist, Tim May, Jason Gillespie, Glenn McGrath, and Bruce Reid.

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