Ben Stokes On Virat Kohli: England’s star all-rounder and Test captain Ben Stokes, who retired from ODI cricket on Monday, heaped praise on former India captain Virat Kohli, saying he has always admired his energy and commitment on the field. Let us tell you that Stokes had announced his retirement from ODI cricket on the previous day, after which Kohli called him the ‘most competitive’ opponent.
Ben Stokes told ‘Sky Sports’, “Virat Kohli will be one of the greatest players in all three formats of cricket. He is a great player. I really enjoy playing against a player like him.”
The Test captain of England further said, I have always been in awe of his (Virat Kohli) energy and commitment in the game. Playing against a player like him shows what it means. Not just for you but for every player playing at the top level. He further said, I am sure that we will play more against each other on the field. Nice to hear Virat’s thoughts.
Let us tell you that Ben Stokes had announced his retirement from ODIs through a post on Instagram. Virat Kohli had commented on the same post of Stokes. The former Indian captain wrote in a comment on Stokes’ Instagram, “You are the most competitive player I have ever played against. respect.”
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