Legendary Australian fast bowler Lillee lauds Kohli and Bumrah


Virat Kohli has long list of his admirer now another name added to this list of legendary Australian fast bowler Dennis Lillee, who explained what makes Virat Kohli an extraordinary batsman.

He Said, “I think he is an extraordinary player. There is no requirement for me to try and state since everybody realizes that. What makes Virat incredible is above all else extraordinary technique, detemination, balance the time he has got to play the deliveries,” Lillee said.

He appears to see the ball early and all incredible batsmen have those four things. Strategy, assurance, balance and the capacity to see the ball early. Virat is tantamount to anybody I have seen,” he included.

Praising Jasprit Bumrah for his exploits Down Under, Lillee contrasted him and Jeff Thomson, saying the India pacer is ‘outside the rules of typical quick Bowling’.

“I think Jasprit Bumrah is extremely fascinating. He keeps running off a short run-up. He runs and after that bowls with a short run. He has got straight arms. His bowling is not text book style by any mean, yet it works. He is altogether different from other pace bowlers, which helps me to remember another quick bowler of my period, who was altogether different from every other person – Jeff Thomson.

“He isn’t as quick as Jeff Thomson was nevertheless comparative as in they were outside the rules of typical fast bowling actions,” Lillee said.

Bumrah is the most wicket-taker for India after the initial two Tests with 11 wickets to his name.

Asked about India played with  four pacers in the second Test which they lost by 146 runs, Lillee said it isn’t just quick bowlers, India is delivering quality bowlers right now.

“Its extremely fulfilling to see that. Be that as it may, you recognize what, its not just about quick bowlers, India is presently delivering quality quick bowlers.

“They are so all around prepared in the pace bowling department now that off chance that they need to pick four, they can pick four. What’s more, what small amount I have seen of them, they are great Test bowlers. I am quite inspired with the manner in which they bowled in the initial two Test matches in Australia. They could have had more good fortune, I presume.”

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