Aiden Markram names AB de Villiers as his favorite striker

Markram believes that Bhuvneshwar Kumar is a very successful student in school.

Aiden Markram and AB de Villiers (Photo source: Twitter)

South Africa and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) batsman Aiden Markram has named the late Shane Warne as a bowler he would have liked to face in the past. Asked about his favorite hitter, the stylish right-hander picked former South African skipper and batting legend AB de Villiers.

In a 1 minute 29 video uploaded by the official SRH Twitter account, the South African striker answered several more questions during a quick-fire round with his Indian Premier League side. (IPL) SRH franchise. Markram also named teammates Washington Sundar and T Natarajan as the nicest guys in the Orange Army camp.

If I wasn’t a cricketer, I would have been a tour guide: Aiden Markram

The 27-year-old also said he would have pursued a career as a safari or travel guide had he not been a cricketer. The right-handed hitter also said he could never imagine himself working as an accountant or any other office job.

Markram, who has forged valuable partnerships with his national teammate Quinton de Kock, named him South Africa’s funniest team-mate. When asked the same question for the Orange Army camp, Markram named Nicholas Pooran, the West Indies ODI and T20I skipper. Markram named Marco Jansen as the teammate most likely to miss a bus.

The Proteas star also believes that senior Indian pacemaker Bhuvneshwar Kumar is a student who has done very well in school. “Maybe Bhuvi, he seems very smart,” Markram said in the video. When asked about his favorite actor, the 27-year-old named prominent American actor Adam Sandler and Cape Town as his favorite city.

Talking about Markram’s performance in IPL, the sleek hitter played some great shots for the orange army in the recently concluded edition. The right-handed hitter has played a total of 20 games so far and has already scored 527 runs at an excellent 40.54 average. The right-handed hitter has hit three fifty and also grabbed one wicket in his IPL career so far.

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