Sangakkara heaps praise on De Villiers for completing 100 Tests

Updated: 17 November, 2015 12:32 IST | ANI |

Sri Lankan batting legend Kumar Sangakkara has showered praise on AB de Villiers, who became the seventh South African batsman from his country to complete 100 Test matches

Johannesburg: Sri Lankan batting legend Kumar Sangakkara has showered praise on AB de Villiers, who became the seventh South African batsman from his country to complete 100 Test matches.

Describing De Villiers as one of the `best` cricketers in the world, Sangakkara said the 31-year-old was a wonderful player both on and off the field.

He further asserted that De Villiers was the only player to have completely dominated in every formats of the game, Sport 24 reported.

De Villiers smashed eleven boundaries and one six in his 85-run knock in the first innings of the second Test against India in Bengaluru.

The third day of the second Test between India and South Africa was washed out without a ball being bowled due to incessant rain.

India are currently in 1-0 lead in the four-match Test series against South Africa following their 108-run win in the first Test.

First Published: 16 November, 2015 18:07 IST

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