Brett Lee says he will pray before bowling to Virat Kohli – Here's why

Lee, who will be seen in an upcoming Bollywood flick, also hailed the Indian Test skipper as world's best batsman at the moment.

Last Updated: Aug 03, 2016, 16:56 PM IST
Brett Lee says he will pray before bowling to Virat Kohli – Here's why

New Delhi: Former Australian speedster Brett Lee is undoubtedly one of the fastest pacemen to have played international cricket.

While he instilled fear in the minds of world class batsmen with his brutal deliveries, Binga said he would like to pray before bowling to one Indian batsman. Yes, it's Virat Kohli.

In an exclusive chat with IndianExpress.com, when asked where would be bowl to Kohli, Lee said, "First I will pray. There will be a lot of praying going. Please don’t hit me for a six. Virat Kohli is so powerful. He is strong in all parts of the field. He is a 360 degree player. If in One day cricket you have to detain him or make him not score runs, I would probably bowl the wide line yorker. If tries he to hit me over cover, I will push it wide."

Lee, who will be seen in an upcoming Bollywood flick, also hailed the Indian Test skipper as world's best batsman at the moment.

"He is brilliant on the pitch. He has got that control and aggression. I love the way he plays cricket. I think he is passionate, he doesn’t go over the line and he is the best batsman in the world currently,"said the 39-year-old.

Kohli has been in sublime form since the beginning of this year, where he has scaled new heights in limited-overs cricket with back-to-back superlative peformances.

Under his captaincy, India are leading a four-match Test series 1-0 in the Caribbean.