West Indies legend Brian Lara has named his favourite picks from batsmen and bowlers of the modern-day era. Lara also threw light on the best names that he has played with and also the five best players he has played against in an Instagram post. It is a well-known fact the current Indian squad is equipped with world-class bowlers and batsmen. Lara also agreed with the fact and added Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah to his esteemed list.
Both Bumrah and Kohli have sealed the top slots in their respective roles for all this while. Both the players have proved their mettle time and again and it becomes difficult for anyone to ignore their names while sharing any such list. At present also, Jasprit Bumrah and Virat Kohli are in Australia and doing their best to take the team to the newer highs.
The former Caribbean great included names like Indian skipper Virat Kohli, New Zealand’s Kane Williamson, and Joe Root’s in the list of his best batsmen of the modern-day world. Lara also added Mr 360 AB de Villiers and Australian ace Steve Smith in his list of greatest batsmen of present times. All these five greats have made great impacts on the world through their class performance.
Jasprit Bumrah and Jofra Archer in Brian Lara’s list of best bowlers
While talking about the best bowlers of the present times, he named Jasprit Bumrah, England’s Jofra Archer, James Anderson, Kagiso Rabada, and Afghan spinner Rashid Khan. For the information, players in both the lists are in no particular order. Archer, Rabada, Bumrah, and Bumrah have recently also turned heads while playing IPL 2020. Anderson recently became the first pacer to enter the 600 wickets club.
Lara came into the world of cricket in 1990 and shared the five best batsmen and bowlers he has played against. Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting, Jacques Kallis, Kumar Sangakkara, Rahul Dravid are on the list of his best batsmen. Bowlers in his list included Wasim Akram, Shane Warne, Waqar Younis, Muttiah Muralitharan, and Glen McGrath.
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