Williamson picks Kohli, de Villiers as Best Batsmen in the World


New Zealand skipper, Kane Williamson has picked Indian skipper Virat Kohli and former South Africa star batsman AB de Villiers as the best batsman in the world at the moment.

Kane Williamson revealed that Virat kohli is someone who is hungry in all 3 formats and never lets down his average, He has set the bar so high for others and it’s very hard to reach that bar. He said in an Instagram live session with his sunrises Hyderabad team-mate David warner.

“It’s very hard to pinpoint one. Someone like AB — I know he only plays franchise cricket now, but in terms of gifted players, he is right up there. And a top guy as well. He’s one of the special players of our time. But (there are) so many quality players,” Williamson said.

“Kohli, in all formats, has a real hunger to dominate. He is so good to watch and play against, and to learn as well. He has set the bar so high,” he added.

Kohli is at the second spot in test and at the top in ODI rankings. His average hovers around 50 in both these formats. While, the right handed batsman is in 10th place in a shortest format.

On the other hand, Williamson has played 80 Tests for Blackcaps and scored 6476 runs at an average of 50.99. In 151 ODIs, he scored 6173 runs including 39 tons and fifties.

In the last World Cup 2019 New Zealand and England got a tie in a Super over but due to scoring higher number of boundaries, England won the title. Kane Williamson is the one who helped his team to reach the finals and produced great performances throughout the tournament.


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