Virat Kohli reminded me of Sachin Tendulkar, says Allan Donald

South Africa's bowling coach Allan Donald says Virat Kohli's approach was similar to Sachin Tendulkar, who counter-attacked the Proteas bowlers during a Test match in Cape Town back in 1996.

updated: December 19, 2013 13:55 IST
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Johannesburg: Former South African pace legend and current bowling coach Allan Donald on Thursday compared Virat Kohli's century with Sachin Tendulkar, who had similarly counter-attacked the Proteas attack during a Test match in Cape Town back in 1996. (Click here for full coverage on India's tour of South Africa)

"The one word that comes to my mind is responsibility," he said, talking about the India's new No 4.

"He (Kohli) showed great discipline and responsibility. It reminded me of Sachin Tendulkar when they came here in 1996. I was the first one to say back in 1996 that India didn't have much bottle. One person jumped out and played for the situation, played for his team, and that was Tendulkar. That's what came to my mind when I saw Kohli batting," Donald told mediapersons here. (Also read: Sachin will be proud of Kohli, says Gavaskar)

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