Sangakkara names current best batsman in the world
When it comes to best batsmen in modern-day cricket, it reminds us of notable players including the likes of Virat Kohli, Kane Williamson, Steve Smith, Joe Root, Babar Azam. Though there has been little confusion in picking the best, several experts have picked Virat Kohli as the best batsman.
Virat has performed incredibly well across formats and is the only batsman to average 50+ in all three formats of the game and this is what sets him apart from most other batsmen. Meanwhile, former Sri Lankan great Kumar Sangakkara was asked to pick the current best batsman in the world.
During an interaction with cricket commentator Pommie Mbangwa via Instagram LIVE session, former Sri Lanka skipper Sangakkara chipped in with his opinion and showed no hesitation in picking India captain as the best batsman in the world at present.
Sangakkara gave his verdict when commentator Mbangwa played a rapid-fire round where the latter put out several questions. During the round, Pommie asked: “who is the best player in the world, at the moment?”
Sangakkara replied to the question and said: “Virat Kohli.”
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