There are many great batsmen in the world. But very few qualify as an opener. The batting position on no. 3 has been one of the vital batting positions. There have been many great batsmen who have been spotted playing in the 3rd batting position. Here we have got the top 5 world-class batsmen who have been spotted playing in the 3rd batting position. Have a look!
1: Virat Kohli
The Indian cricketer and the current captain of the team, Virat Kohli, is considered to be one of the best batsmen in the world. He has got an amazing right-handed top-order batsman.
2: Ricky Ponting
Ricky Ponting, the Australian cricketer, was no doubt a fielding genius. The former player was also a great right-handed batsman, who also had great right arm medium style bowling skills. He was seen batting in no.3 most of the time.
3: Brian Lara
The former Trinidadian cricketer, Brain Lara has made everyone amazed by his left-hand batting skills and techniques, especially in the top-order.
4: Rahul Dravid
Rahul Dravid, the former Indian cricketer was a great batsman and has also served the team as its captain too. He was a fabulous right-handed batsman who also had great right-arm off-spin bowling skills too.
5: Steve Smith
Steve Smith, the Australian cricketer is an outstanding batsman who has played as an opener mostly. He has also served the team before as its captain.