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IPL 9: Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers two of the greatest ever to have played cricket, says Shane Watson

New Delhi: While the cricket fraternity is finding new adjectives to describe the current form of Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli, his team-mate Shane Watson too has lavishsed massive praise on him.

Speaking to CNN IBN on the sidelines of an event, the Australian all-rounder said, "What Virat has done and what he continues to do is up there with what anyone has done in the game or cricket."

Kohli recently slammed a record fourth ton in the current IPL season, which came against Kolkata Knight Riders in Match 48. What made the knock special was the fact that the Delhi batsman was playing with 7-8 stitches in his left hand.

There has been no dearth of entertainment for fans in IPL 2016, as Kohli, along with AB de Villiers has played some sensational knocks right throughout the tournament.

Lauding the great show put up by these two batsmen, Watson said, "For me, there is no doubt that with AB and Virat we have two of the greatest players to have ever played the game; and Virat is still quite young, so he has got a lot of incredible cricket to go as well."

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IPL 2017 Points Table

Teams MP Won Lost Pts
MI 14 10 4 20
RPS 14 9 5 18
SRH 14 8 5 17
KKR 14 8 5 16
KXIP 14 7 7 14
DD 14 6 8 12
GL 14 4 10 8
RCB 14 3 10 7


1 David Warner
2 Gautam Gambhir
KKR | 498 Runs
3 Shikhar Dhawan
SRH | 479 Runs


1 Bhuvneshwar Kumar
26 Wickets
2 Jaydev Unadkat
RPS | 24 Wickets
3 Jasprit Bumrah
MI | 20 Wickets