Kohli picks de Villiers as most ‘skilled’ batsman
Cricket mania are active on social media than in the stadium gallery nowadays due to COVID-19 pandemic around the World. There is no cricket in the field, die hard cricket fans and players are desperate to back on the madness. For the time being the players are trying to keep fans cheered by sharing his favorite moments and stories.
There was a popular challenge launched by International Cricket Council (ICC) to pick best XI and best players. Although many present and former players revealed their favorite one, this time Virat Kohli named former South Africa captain, AB de Villiets as the most skilled batsman he has ever seen.
As a part of Question and Answer episode, Kohli picks one question from fans which says, “Who was the best skilled bats he has ever seen and played with.” In the reply Kohli said, “It is AB De Villiers, the most skilled players he played with.”
Both Virat and de Villiers played together for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Both of them had good memories together as well as some good partnership to remember.
Villiers broke all norms while batting and was a power packed finisher for RCB franchise. His records in the VIVO IPL include five 100+ partnerships and two 200+ partnerships with captain Virat Kohli along with three centuries to his own name certainly makes Virat to name him as the most skilled batsman. His ability to switch from classical batting to breath-taking innovative strokes along with his consistent performance makes the most skilled batsman obviously.