New Delhi, 5 December (IANS). West Indies batsman Brian Lara has picked India’s Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah in their list of best batsmen and bowlers of this era.
Apart from Kohli, Lara has named Ken Williamson of New Zealand, Joey Root of England, Abraham de Villiers of South Africa and Steve Smith of Australia in addition to Kohli in his list of best batsmen.
However, Lara has not given any rank to these players in this list released on her Instagram.
Among the bowlers, Lara along with Bumrah has picked Joffra Archer of England, James Anderson, Kagiso Rabada of South Africa and Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan.
Lara has also selected the five best batsmen and bowlers to play with him, in which Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting, Jacques Kallis, Kumar Sangakkara, Rahul Dravid are in the list of batsmen. The bowlers’ list includes Wasim Akram, Shane Warne, Waqar Younis, Muttiah Muralitharan and Glenn McGrath.
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