India – Virat Kohli is the “greatest ODI batsman to have ever played the game” reckoned former Australian captain Michael Clarke and also said that he is destined to be among the pantheons of all-time greats is an oft-repeated assertion.

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  • Virat Kohli is the “greatest ODI batsman to have ever played the game” reckoned former Australian captain Michael Clarke and also said that he is destined to be among the pantheons of all-time greats is an oft-repeated assertion.
  • Kohli, the world’s no.1 Test and ODI batsman, led India through a historic tour of Australia, during which the team won the Test and ODI rubbers and drew the T20 International series.
  • Dhoni’s style of batsmanship in ODIs, no longer as aggressive as it used to be, has been a matter of concern but for Clarke, the 37-year-old former India captain should be left alone to play his game.
  • Clarke, however, made it clear that the currently suspended Hardik Pandya would play an important role for India going into the World Cup in England.
  • Asked if India are favourites to win the World Cup, Clarke said, “Certainly one of the favourites with the kind of bowling talent India have at the moment.


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