Australia captain Aaron Finch hailed India’s Virat Kohli as “one of the greatest players of all time” ahead of the three-match T20 International series between the two teams.
Speaking ahead of the first T20I in Mohali, Finch said Kohli always poses a threat to opponents and is someone who can’t be written off.
“It will be a very brave man to write Virat Kohli off,” said Finch. “At any stage, he has shown for 15 years now that he is one of the greatest players of all time.”
“Particularly in T20 cricket, he’s someone who has developed and grown his game over such a long period that you always plan and prepare the best when you’re coming up against him. He is super and has 71 international centuries. That’s just ridiculous.”
Finch, who announced his retirement from ODI cricket earlier this month, remains Australia’s skipper in the shortest format and is confident of contributing for the team going forward.
“Over a long period of time, you get pretty comfortable with criticism but in T20 cricket, I feel my form has been really good for quite a while now. I think if you separate the ODI form and the T20 form, then they’re totally different, they’re two different formats of the…