Days After Michael Vaughan courts controversy, David Warner’s extraordinary confession about Virat Kohli’s batting prowess

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Days after former England captain Michael Vaughan triggered a full-blown controversy by his comments on Virat Kohli, Australian batting great David Warner has made a stunning confession about the Indian skipper’s batting prowess. Warner in an Instagram post conceded that no one from the existing players from around the world was capable of surpassing the number of centuries scored by Kohli.

This was after the Sportskeeda website published a list of active batsmen with the most international centuries. Virat Kohli topped the list with 70 centuries, while David Warner stood at second with 43 centuries. Chris Gayle of West Indies occupied the third spot with 42 centuries, while Rohit Sharma grabbed the fourth position with 40 centuries.

Sharing the screenshot, Warner wrote in his Insta story, “Fair to say we ain’t catching Virat Kohli.”

Kohli has scored 27 centuries in Test matches and 43 in ODI. He’s also scored five centuries in the IPL.

Last week, a war of words of sorts had intensified between former Pakistani batsman Salman Butt and Michael Vaughan over Virat Kohli’s comparison with New Zealand’s Kane Williamson. This was triggered by Vaughan’s comments stating that Williamson would be the greatest player in the world if he was an India. This had evoked a sharp response from Butt, who questioned Vaughan’s credentials in his YouTube video.