Tendulkar, Kohli Find Spot in Clarke’s List of Greatest Batsmen



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Brisbane: Former Australia captain Michael Clarke has come out with a listing of seven best batsmen he performed alongside or in opposition to throughout his enjoying days.

Clarke, who appeared on Big Sports Breakfast, included two Indians –- Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli — in that checklist. The different 5 gamers are Brian Lara, AB de Villiers, Jacques Kallis, Ricky Ponting and Kumar Sangakkara.

Speaking about Tendulkar, Clarke who performed 115 Tests, 245 ODIs and 34 T20Is, mentioned that the Indian maestro was in all probability technically the most effective batsman that he ever noticed.

“The hardest batsman to get out. I think Sachin, technically, didn’t have a weakness. Part of you hoped that he made a mistake.”

The Master Blaster performed 200 Tests and 463 ODIs throughout his stellar profession and has 100 worldwide centuries to his identify.

The 2015 World Cup-winning captain termed Kohli as the most effective batsman throughout all three codecs at current.

“His ODI and T20 records are phenomenal and he’s also found a way to dominate Test cricket. What Kohli and Tendulkar have in common is they love making big hundreds,” Clarke mentioned.

The 39-year-old Clarke scored 8,643 Test runs, which included 28 centuries. In ODIs, he amassed 7,981 runs together with Eight lots of.

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