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Kohli praises bowler Shakib



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India batter Virat Kohli lauded all-rounder Shakib al Hasan for his exceptional skills he also acknowledged Shakib's prowess as a bowler.

The southpaw has been a nightmare for batters since his debut to International cricket. Virat said that Shakib has the ability to play with the batter's mind. 

“Shakib is a very experienced cricketer. Over the years, I’ve played so much against him. Shakib’s change of pace and the way he bowls with the new ball always deceive the batters,” Kohli said in an interview with Star Sports. 

“He’s also an economical bowler, again you need to be on top of your game when you are against such quality spinners,” he added.

India all-rounder Hardik Pandya also hailed Shakib for his long-time service to Bangladesh cricket.

“Shakib is a very street-smart cricketer, very experienced. He led his side on his shoulder for a quite long time. Knowing what his game can do and what he can do helped him very well to succeed,” said Hardik.

Bangladesh and India will take on each other in the final Super-4 match of the Asia Cup on Friday.