Umar Akmal Opens Up On Virat Kohli, Starts Comparison


There is no doubt that Virat Kohli is currently running in his finest form. It’s not the fortunes that took him to the great heights but his talent and hard work that made him successful. Virat Kohli holds a pool of incredible records against Pakistan. We all know how comfortable he is when it comes to playing against them.

Lately, Umar Akmal’s performance in Pakistan Premier League has improved a lot. He recently played a match winning knock for Lahore Qalandars in a match against Islamabad United. After his match-winning knock, media asked his views on Virat Kohli and his similar match-winning performance like him. It all came down to the comparison!

According to him, he and Virat Kohli shouldn’t be compared as they both play at different spots in their respective teams. Virat Kohli comes down to number 3, while Umar Akmal bats at number 6 position.

“When people compare me to Kohli, it’s a matter of number. Since Kohli’s debut he is batting at number three and I have been batting at number six. Let me play at number three slot and him on six, then compare me with him. I never wailed over my number. I do everything for my team.”

He further added, “Whatever cricket I have played, it’s for the team and the number comes later. But when people compare me with Kohli, only then do I point out that I bat in the lower middle order.”

Here is the video where you can see him answering such questions.

After his statement went viral, Virat Kohli’s fans took this to twitter and trolled Umar Akmal like never before. Here are some of the tweets which will make you go crazy.

It’s useless!

Well, this is the only record where Virat Kohli stays behind him.

WTF ! !

He drops well on beats as well as when it comes to catches !

Flying HIGH !

Well, that were indeed some serious burns. What is your take on this topic? Please share your opinion in the comment section below.