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One of Australia’s greatest-ever batsmen, Steve Smith, has hailed his arch-rival and the skipper of Indian cricket, Virat Kohli. There has been a lot of talk in the media about who’s the best batsman of the current generation in modern-day cricket, and there are only two names that have remained on top of the charts constantly.
Smith and Virat have been two of the most iconic batsmen the world of cricket has ever seen. It is almost impossible to stop them, and every bowling line-up in the world fears to face them. Both have had an impeccable record as batsmen and have been setting new milestones in every game that they play.
They are a part of the fab-four in world cricket at the moment. It has led to comparisons being drawn between them on numerous occasions. Now, Steve Smith has hailed Virat Kohli in his latest Instagram interaction.
Steve Smith Hails Virat Kohli
Smith, who answered questions sent in by his fans on Instagram on Sunday said the Indian Premier League is his favourite tournament to play in. While he described MS Dhoni as the captain cool, when asked about Virat Kohli, Steve Smith exclaimed him to be a batting freak. This just goes on to show the mutual admiration between cricket’s biggest superstars.
Jadeja known for his quick and sharp fielding tactics has earned praise from several former players and respect from the current stars and Smith is no different. Asked who the best fielder in a current lot of players Smith simply replied stating it was Jadeja.
Virat Kohli Has Emerged Impressively In The Recent Years
In the last couple of years, Virat has emerged as the undisputed champion due to Smith’s ban after the Sandpapergate scandal. Still, Smith’s return has been magnificent, and he announced it in style during the 2019 Ashes.
Virat Kohli is now eighth on the list of the most runs scored by a batsman in international cricket. The Delhi-based star has a very long career ahead and the kind of form that he has been in, it seems a considerable possibility that Virat Kohli will lead this chart too.