Hello, friends today we will be talking about the two the best batsmen of this era. We will be looking who is the best batsman among both of them. Today we will be discussing about Virat Kohli & Steven Smith.
Talking about Virat Kohli debuted for India after a successfully accomplished to win under 19 world cup. Virat Kohli debuted for India in 2008 after which he did not look back. In 10 years of his ODI career, he has scored 10533 runs at an average of 59.51 with a strike rate of 92.59.
Virat Kohli has scored 39 centuries & 49 half-centuries with his highest score being 183. Virat Kohli has the most successful batsman played for India.
Coming to Kohli's test career he started it off in 2011 since which he has played 77 test matches scoring a hell of 6613 runs with an average of 53.76 & his highest score being 243. He has scored 25 centuries in test cricket & 20 half-centuries. Kohl has also scored 6 Double hundreds in test cricket.
Coming to his competitor Steven Smith who debuted first for Australia as a Leg-spinner but later has become the most successful unorthodox batsmen of this era. Having made his name initially as a potential leg-spinner who could bat a bit, there was immense criticism.
Later on, he shocked the whole world with his batting skills where he also called as the best test batsman of the era. He has played 64 test matches in which he has scored 6199 runs with an average of 61.38. He has the record of having the third highest average in the cricket world.
In his test career, he has scored 23 centuries & 24 half centuries. His most centuries were made outside his home country.
Coming to his ODI career in 108 ODI matches he has scored 3413 runs & he has 8 centuries in his ODI career.
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