'Being an allrounder is taxing but the rewards are double'

Part one: Jacques Kallis talks about the challenges of being a batsman and a bowler, and the secret of his success (00:00)

Producers: Dan Williams and Ranjit Shinde

April 12, 2012

Posted by JamesTHEwalldravid on (April 12, 2012, 17:59 GMT)

Kallis is a South African Legend and has played very well for his team. However when people call him an allrounder I think hhhmm is he? Don't get me wrong we all know he is a great batsman and we all know he can bowl very well, but it's not like he bowl 15-20 every innings. In the past 6-7 he has done very little bowling. His bowling in ODI has been useless for quite some time, but he contributes in test cricket with the ball. Still he is over exaggerating being an "allrounder". He is a batsmen who is a very talented bowler, but not someone who actually "bowls" a lot. Whatever the case maybe he will be considered a Legend in South Africa.

Posted by nskaile on (April 12, 2012, 5:18 GMT)

i hope cricinfo hire better interviewer cuz the way he asking Qs to kallis, sounds like as if hes reading a book. Thkx to him im shutting down the interview after the very first part.

Posted by nskaile on (April 12, 2012, 5:17 GMT)

i hope cricinfo hire better interviewer cuz the way he asking Qs to kallis, sounds like as if hes reading a book.

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