Virat Kohli, Brendon McCullum
Brendon McCullum calls Virat Kohli the best batsman in the world at the moment. Image Courtesy: Getty

The former New Zealand skipper and also the great ambassador of the game, Brendon McCullum showers words of praise on Virat Kohli. The flamboyant cricketer quoted Virat Kohli is the best player in the world by a fair bit. Further, he also added the Indian skipper is a massive superstar of the game as well.

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Meanwhile, over the years, Virat Kohli has grown from strength to strength to become the best in the world. Perhaps, he can be the best example for the saying, which states “Hard Work Pays off”. From being thrashed by the cricket fanatics to becoming the red-hot player in the blog, Kohli has achieved a lot in between.

Virat Kohli is an absolute superstar – Brendon McCullum

The former Kiwis skipper labelled Virat as a superstar. Further, he explained how Kohli is carrying the burden of Indian fans’ hopes on him over the years.

Virat Kohli, Brendon McCullum
Virat Kohli. Image Courtesy: Getty

And also, McCullum showed his optimistic side on Virat Kohli’s success in the upcoming Tests against Australia. He never stopped praising him in his conversation, which indicates his respect for India’s run-machine.

“He is massive. The best player in the world by a fair bit across formats and an absolute superstar in the game as well. And the position that he is in with captaining India with such a support base behind and what cricket means to the Indian people, it sits on his shoulders pretty comfortably,” McCullum said.

Virat Kohli, Brendon McCullum
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”He plays the game in his manner and he is a brilliant world-class player. I am pretty sure he will perform in this tour as well,” McCullum predicted while speaking to India Today in an interview.

Well, it is pleasing to hear it from Brendon McCullum, who has seen Kohli from the close quarters when playing for RCB. As McCullum said, hopefully, Virat Kohli would come good against the Australians in the upcoming series.

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