Check out the top 5 batsmen who have been seen playing in the 3rd batting position!

From Virat Kohli to Steve Smith: Top 5 World Class Batsmen in the 3rd Batting Position

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.