SA v IND 2018: Sunil Gavaskar thinks this South African bowler could trouble Virat Kohli

Gavaskar also shared his views on AB de Villiers' inclusion in the South African side.

Sunil Gavaskar

Indian skipper Virat Kohli has been in a dominating form in ongoing South Africa ODI series. The Indian skipper has scored two centuries and one half century to elad India to a scoreline of 3-0.

Sunil Gavaskar, in his column for the Times of India, talked about the bowler who could actually give tough time to Kohli. "The Indian skipper is in sublime form and has shown he is way above other batsmen in the world," Gavaskar said.

The former India cricketer thinks Kohli's battle with Kagiso Rabada can be worth watching. "His (Kohli) battle with Kagiso Rabada is worth going miles to watch and Rabada is the only bowler who the Indian skipper has had to watch out for," the former Indian captain said.

Kagiso Rabada and Virat Kohli

The hosts need to win the fourth ODI to stay alive in the series. Gavaskar thinks AB de Villiers' inclusion in the side can be a big boost for the Proteas. The explosive batsman was out from first three-match because of a finger injury. 

“There is also the not so small matter of the return of AB de Villiers to the South African line-up. The world knows what a game changer de Villiers can be and the Proteas will be hoping that he helps them turn things around and maintain their work record on the Pink day. He himself has played some incredible knocks on Pink days and another one could well be inspirational for the likes of Markram and company,” Gavaskar wrote.

India can become the only second nation to win a series (of 5 or more matches) in South Africa, after Australia.

By Sihyeu Singh - 10 Feb, 2018

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