Virat Kohli vs Steve Smith, Who Is The Great Batsman, See Statistics :
Indian captain Virat Kohli has played a superb innings of 153 runs in the second Test against South Africa recently. After this spectacular innings, the discussion has once again begun to become strong, whether he is the greatest batsman of the present time. However, Steve Smith of Australia is also seen to be challenging to Virat. Let us know which of these two is huge in different formats of cricket.
Virat Kohli vs Steve Smith
Steve Smith’s figures in Test cricket are such that he has been called Don Bradman of the present time. He has scored 6057 Test runs at an amazing average of 63.76 and is in No. 1 with the magical rating of 947 in the ICC rankings. Virat has also performed well in the Test and he is currently at No. 3 in the ICC rankings.
Steve Smith vs Virat Kohli in a ODI
Virat Kohli has no answer in one-day cricket and he is the leading batsman after Sachin Tendulkar. Along with number 1 in the ICC rankings, Virat has made 9030 runs in just 202 ODIs at an average of 55.74. Smith, on the other hand, is at number 13 in ODI ranking.
All fails ahead of Virat Kohli in T20
In T20, Virat Kohli has scored 7068 runs at an impressive average of 40.85, including 4 IPLs hundreds, Smith’s figures are quite simple. Virat is present at number 3 in the current T-20 ranking, then Smith is not included in the top-100.
Overall Virat Kohli is currently making runs in the all three formats of the game, with an average of more than 50 and the figures tell that he is the best current batsman.