Every cricket playing country around the world has its legendary players. These players took the world cricket by storm with their explosive hitting and brilliant bowling. However, out of all of them, Virat Kohli chose only two legends as all-time players. Ahead of IPL 2023, Virat Kohli has spoken about the two all-time players in the world. He named Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar and West Indies legend Vivian Richards. According to Virat, these two players changed cricket completely.
Virat Kohli commented on this in a video shared by the Royal Challengers Bangalore team. Virat said, “I have always taken two names. Sachin Tendulkar and Sir Viv Richards. Sachin is my hero. Both of them revolutionized batting in their generation and changed cricket completely. So I think both of them are the best batsmen.”
Statistics of Sachin and Richards
The figures of Sachin Tendulkar and Vivian Richards make Virat’s statement true. Sachin has scored 34,357 runs in 664 international matches at an average of 48.52. During this time he has scored 100 centuries and 164 fifties. His best score so far is 248. He has many records in cricket. This includes Test and ODI runs. Sachin also has 201 international wickets to his name.
On the other hand, Vivian Richards was one of the best batsmen of his era. He also represented the West Indies team that won the 1975 and 1979 World Cups. He scored 8540 runs in 121 Test matches at an average of 50.23. This includes 24 centuries and 45 fifties. Also, he has scored 6721 runs at an average of 47 in 187 ODI matches. This includes 11 centuries and 45 fifties.
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