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Sachin, Virat in Clarke's list of greatest batsmen of his time

BRISBANE: Former Australia captain Michael Clarke has come out with a list of 7 biggest batsmen he performed along or towards during his taking part in days.

Clarke, who gave the impression on Big Sports Breakfast, integrated two Indians –- Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli -- in that listing. The different 5 avid gamers are Brian Lara, AB de Villiers, Jacques Kallis, Ricky Ponting and Kumar Sangakkara.

Speaking about Tendulkar, Clarke -- who performed 115 Tests, 245 ODIs and 34 T20Is -- stated that the Indian maestro was once most certainly technically the most productive batsman that he ever saw.

"The hardest batsman to get out. I think Sachin, technically, didn't have a weakness. Part of you hoped that he made a mistake."

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The Master Blaster performed 200 Tests and 463 ODIs during his stellar career and has 100 global centuries to his title.

The 2015 World Cup-winning captain termed Kohli as the most productive batsman across all three codecs at present.

"His ODI and T20 records are phenomenal and he's also found a way to dominate Test cricket. What Kohli and Tendulkar have in common is they love making big hundreds," Clarke stated.

The 39-year-old Clarke scored eight,643 Test runs, which integrated 28 centuries. In ODIs, he amassed 7,981 runs, including eight loads.

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