Reuters – NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India captain Virat Kohli is well ahead his contemporaries and destined for greatness, former Sri Lankan batting stalwart Kumar Sangakkara has said.

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  • NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India captain Virat Kohli is well ahead his contemporaries and destined for greatness, former Sri Lankan batting stalwart Kumar Sangakkara has said.
  • Run-machine Kohli capped a memorable 2018 by becoming the first to win the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) cricketer, test and one-day international (ODI) player of the year awards last month.
  • Sangakkara is amazed by Kohli’s ability to success across formats without tinkering his basis game.
  • Sangakkara’s former team mate Mahela Jayawardene lauded how Kohli handled the pressure of leading the team of a cricket-mad nation of 1.3 billion.
  • “It’s not just about the ability Virat has but to understand the way to handle pressure not just on the field but also off the field and the expectations,” said the former Sri Lanka captain.


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