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Virat Kohli Reveals The Most Underrated Player Of CSK
By CricShots - Apr 21, 2023 5:30 pm
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Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) star batter Virat Kohli is considered as one of the finest batters in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL). He was recently asked to name the most underrated batter in IPL history and he had no hesitation naming CSK batter Ambati Rayudu who has played a few games for Team India as well.

Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli shared his thoughts about the cash-rich league in a video shared by JioCinema. The star RCB batter was asked a string of questions in a rapid-fire round to which he gave some really interesting answers. Virat picks CSK batter Ambati Rayudu as the most underrated batter in the history of IPL. 

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Ambati Rayudu has till now played 193 IPL matches in which he has amassed 4264 runs with a decent strike rate of 127.44 and an average of 28.81. The CSK batter has also scored 22 half-centuries and a century as well. Rayudu has been an integral part of the CSK squad since IPL 2018 and is a permanent member of their playing XI.

Ambati Rayudu
Ambati Rayudu played a brilliant knock

Rayudu made important contributions to CSK’s IPL triumph in the year 2018 and 2021. CSK used him as an opener in the IPL 2018 season and his performance was always up to the mark. Earlier, he was a part of the Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indians franchise and was a key match-winner for them as well.

Courtesy of his consistent performances in the IPL, Ambati Rayudu got an opportunity to play for the Indian Team as well. He played 55 ODIs and has scored 1695 runs with an exceptional average of 47.06 while hitting 10 fifties and 3 tons. Virat Kohli was also asked about his favorite IPL opponent to which the star batter replied that he enjoys playing against MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings.

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“Chennai because of a huge fanbase. It’s entertaining,” Virat said on JioCinema in the rapid-fire round. The RCB batter also named his former RCB teammate Shane Watson as the greatest all-rounder in IPL history. When asked about the GOAT of the IPL, Virat named former RCB batter AB de Villiers and former Mumbai Indians fats bowler, Lasith Malinga. He also said that his favorite shot in T20s is the pull shot.