Former Pakistan cricketer Wasim Akram lavished the ultimate praise for India captain Virat Kohli where he feels the latter is extremely popular in his country. He also hailed Jasprit Bumrah as the best bowler in the world and the king of yorkers. Akram has been one of the greatest exponents of a cricket ball with innumerable tricks up his sleeve. Meanwhile, Kohli has been having a dream run in Australia after creating history in Australia by winning the Tests and the ODI series.Also Read - T20 World Cup 2021: That Was Communicated to us by Management- Virat Kohli on Team India Taking Knee
“It is Virat’s mindset that makes all the difference. When I mean mindset, it includes off-the-field preparation also – awareness about all the worldly things, what needs to be done to become the best in the world and it’s not just about having the perfect technique,” said Akram. “It is about having a perfect mindset. He is one of the most popular cricketers in Pakistan.” Also Read - Mujhe Maaro Fame Momin Saqib Celebrates Pakistan's Historic Win Over Virat Kohli's India; Video Goes Viral | WATCH
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“Jasprit Bumrah has the best and the most effective yorker among fast bowlers playing international cricket now,” Akram told PTI. “If you see, whether it’s me coming from Pakistan or Bumrah coming from India, we are all products of tennis-ball cricket.
After a successful Australia tour, India will now travel to New Zealand for another limited overs series. Kohli, as he had mentioned earlier would look to try all combinations ahead of the marquee event later this year.