Former Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Yusuf has picked Virat Kohli & Rohit Sharma as his favourite Indian batsman of the current era.
During a recent question and answer session on social media with his fans, Yusuf was asked to name his favourite Indian cricketer in the current era. The legendary middle-order batsman picked Indian skipper Virat Kohli and destructive opener, Rohit Sharma, as his favourite cricketers.
Currently, Rohit Sharma, India’s white-ball vice captain has played 224 ODIs, 108 T20Is and 32 Tests so far. Sharma has scored a whooping 14,029 International runs so far including all three formats.
Last year, Rohit made a comeback to tests by reinventing. himself as the batsman as he was given the opener’s role this time. Rohit is the only batsman in the world cricket to score three double hundreds in ODI cricket. He also holds the highest individual score in ODI’s for a batsman (264 against Sri Lanka)
On the other side, Kohli is widely hailed as the run machine and has many records under his belt.
In 86 Test matches he played, he managed to score 7,240 runs and in 248 ODIs, he has smashed 11,867 runs. Also in the shortest format, he has played 82 matches and scored 2,794 runs so far.
Both Rohit and Kohli would have been in action for their respective franchise had the Indian Premier League (IPL) commenced from March 29.
However, the tournament has been suspended indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic.