Virat Kohli Is The Best ODI Player In The World At The Moment – AB de Villiers
Of late, the Indian skipper Virat Kohli is enjoying quite a success in the International Cricket. He has been splendid for India across the formats with his willow and captaincy as well. Meanwhile, the superstar of the game, AB de Villiers hails Virat Kohli as the best player in the world at the moment.
Recently, Virat Kohli became the first player in history to win the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy. And also, collected ICC Cricketer of the Year, the ICC Men’s Test Player of the Year. And, the ICC ODI Player of the Year awards following an extraordinary 2018.
Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers share a nice bond between them. They played 8 years together in Indian Premier League and handed many sweet victories for Royal Challengers Bangalore. The South African star believes that Kohli is going to become even stronger than before in the coming few years of his career.
You can never take the class out of Virat Kohli – AB de Villiers
The flamboyant Proteas batsman quoted that the Indian skipper has got a class in his style of play. He feels that Virat Kohli is going to rule the cricketing world for a few more years. AB de Villiers strongly believes that Kohli would shatter many records on his way.
”Virat’s performances over the last while have been incredible and I can’t see it stopping very soon. I have played with him for eight years now in the IPL and you can never take the class out of the guy,” he said to Sports24.
Virat Kohli got mental strength:
Further, he quoted that Virat Kohli has got great mental strength, which would bail him out from poor patches in his career. He also termed that the Indian National Team skipper is the best batsman in the ODI cricket at the moment.
‘However, he is human after all and, like any other cricketer, he will go through patches from time to time where he has to go back to the basics and work his way through it again. I believe it’s his personality and mental strength that gets him through those moments and makes him the best ODI player in the world at the moment,” he added.
I see similarities between us:
AB de Villiers also mentioned that he shares a lot of similarities with Virat Kohli. He stressed that they both don’t like losing the games and likes to take away the games from the opposition in almost every game.
”I see lots of similarities between myself and Virat. We are both fighters and don’t enjoy losing, we love batting together and taking the game away from teams,” he inferred.
Well, the duo will once again share the dressing room in the upcoming Indian Premier League 2019. Last year, they promised their fans that they would put a better show on the display in the IPL 2019.
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