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Is Virat Kohli better than Sachin Tendulkar?

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Is Virat Kohli better than Sachin Tendulkar?

Postby The Professor » Tue Mar 29, 2016 6:00 pm

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Re: Is Virat Kohli better than Sachin Tendulkar?

Postby The Professor » Tue Mar 29, 2016 6:01 pm

Damn...meant to be in Opinion Polls
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Re: Is Virat Kohli better than Sachin Tendulkar?

Postby Arthur Crabtree » Tue Mar 29, 2016 8:44 pm

Nerr.

Or Lara...
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Re: Is Virat Kohli better than Sachin Tendulkar?

Postby Alviro Patterson » Tue Mar 29, 2016 11:22 pm

Virat Kohli isn't even better than Joe Root, let alone the little master.

I'm sure Andrew Flintoff agrees with me :halo:
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Re: Is Virat Kohli better than Sachin Tendulkar?

Postby dan08 » Tue Mar 29, 2016 11:59 pm

Overall? Not a chance.

In limited overs cricket? Yes.
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Re: Is Virat Kohli better than Sachin Tendulkar?

Postby shankycricket » Sun Apr 03, 2016 2:02 pm

No. Next question...
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Re: Is Virat Kohli better than Sachin Tendulkar?

Postby wtachetna » Sat Apr 30, 2016 8:34 am

Sachin has started playing cricket in a very young age. He has been my idol and I adore him like a cricket god. He is the best. I'm going to write an article on Sachin. Do follow my blog guys for latest sport news. For the question asked here, my answer is, obviously, NO.
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Re: Is Virat Kohli better than Sachin Tendulkar?

Postby The Professor » Sun Oct 23, 2016 4:28 pm

Tendulkar after 174 ODIs - 5888 runs, 12 tons, ave 38.73

Kohli after 174 ODIs - 7413*, 26 tons, ave 52.17
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Re: Is Virat Kohli better than Sachin Tendulkar?

Postby Gingerfinch » Sun Oct 23, 2016 4:31 pm

Test - no
ODI's - yes, so far.
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Re: Is Virat Kohli better than Sachin Tendulkar?

Postby Aidan11 » Sun Oct 23, 2016 5:35 pm

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Re: Is Virat Kohli better than Sachin Tendulkar?

Postby Adi » Sun Oct 23, 2016 6:18 pm

Sachin maintained a healthy average and SR over 450+ ODI. Virat has played less than half the matches. Better to compare after few years imo.

Sachin also picked many wickets in ODI.

But Virat is the best of the current lot by a distance for sure. Just keep him away from Anushka Sharma because we know whay happened to his form in England when she was on tour.
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Re: Is Virat Kohli better than Sachin Tendulkar?

Postby Arthur Crabtree » Sun Oct 23, 2016 6:22 pm

You can make a decent case for SRT being the best Test bat of the colour tv era (as many have, and beyond). Surely no one would make similar claims about Kohli?

I'm not convinced there is much point considering the best 'cricketer' across formats. Better to separate the formats.

Maybe mark players for each and them add them together? I'll give SRT 8/10 in Tests and 8/10 in ODIs. And Kohli 6/10 and 9/10. So it's still SRT.

Not comparing like with like as SRT has completed his career, and the longevity and final decline became part of the picture. Kohli's still at a peak in ODIs and may become a better Test bat.
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Re: Is Virat Kohli better than Sachin Tendulkar?

Postby Making_Splinters » Mon Oct 24, 2016 11:19 am

Kohli is a child of the new age of batting, Tendulkar ended his career as it was coming to the fore. It's impossible to really compare them against any format. Just look at the bowlers Tendulkar faced during his time in the game then compare them to Kohli, no competition on that front. Kohli is one of the best bats of his generation, a competition that will only be settled 5 or 6 years from now. Tendulkar is one of the best bats in the last 50 years.
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Re: Is Virat Kohli better than Sachin Tendulkar?

Postby wtachetna » Tue Jan 03, 2017 8:43 am

We ought not to compare Virat Kohli with Sachin Tendulkar. Both batsmen are great cricketers and have given their blood and sweat for the country. In my opinion Virat Kohli is totally a different kind of batsman.
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Re: Is Virat Kohli better than Sachin Tendulkar?

Postby The Professor » Fri Feb 10, 2017 9:59 pm

Kohli is putting in some truly great performances over the last year.
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