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Rhodes, Ganguly declare Steve Smith NOT the best batsman in the world

Posted On: 17 Sep 2019   |   Posted By: Cricket365

Rhodes, Ganguly declare Steve Smith NOT the best batsman in the world

Following hot off the heels of an incredible individual performance in which Steve Smith averaged 110.57 during the 2019 Ashes series, ex-pros Jonty Rhodes and Sourav Ganguly have gone against the grain by deeming Virat Kohli a superior batsmen to the Australian.
Smith bumped his average up to 64.54 with a host of idiosyncratic scores that frustrated England's bowling attack at every turn - the lofty average now leaving the Sydney-native comfortably clear of the Test average chasing back in second place, only behind Sir Donald Bradman's unattainable 99.94.
Edgbaston: 144 and 142
Lord's: 92
Headingley: didn't play
Old Trafford: 211 and 82
The Oval: 80 and 23 7⃣7⃣4⃣ runs at an average of 1⃣1⃣0⃣.5⃣7⃣!
Take a bow Steve Smith, what a series he's had! Ashes pic.twitter.com/LsYXp9eu6M
- ESPNcricinfo September 15, 2019
In the not-too-distant past, choosing the best out of Smith, Virat Kohli , Kane Williamson and Joe Root seemed like the devil's own work.
But with Root flattering to deceive amid the...

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