IPL 2020: Quinton de Kock reveals the tougher bowler to face between Jasprit Bumrah and Trent Boult

Quinton de Kock faced some tough questions in the rapid-fire.

Quinton de Kock

Quinton de Kock. (Photo Source: IPL/BCCI)

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As the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) is approaching towards its business end, the race to the playoffs has intensified with some thrilling Super Over finishes and last-ball chases. Apart from entertaining the audiences from the nail-biting fixtures, the franchises and the players are also making their social media game strong by engaging the netizens by giving them a sneak peek into the lives of their favourite cricketers.

The captain of the South African team and the flamboyant wicketkeeper-batsman of the four-time champions Mumbai Indians (MI) Quinton de Kock on Wednesday was involved in an interesting game where he picked one thing from the two options provided. The clip of the same was shared by the official twitter handle of MI. During the interaction, De Kock made a few interesting picks related to his personal choices of beverages and places.

Apart from that, the Mumbai opener also revealed his choices related to the games of cricket. When asked whether he would like to bat without gloves or bat without pads, the left-hander chose the latter. Between the tough pick of Hit six sixes in an over, a record exclusively held by India’s former batsman Yuvraj Singh, and smashing a century, Quinton went with the second option. Notably, the South African batsman has 20 centuries to his name in all the three formats of the game.

Quinton de Kock answers on which spinner is tough to keep to

The highlight of this interaction was when Quinton was put on spot by asking him to make a choice between the two best bowlers of the modern era, New Zealand’s Trent Boult and India’s Jasprit Bumrah. Answering on which pacer is tougher to face in nets, De Kock chose Bumrah. Both Bumrah and Boult have effectively handled the pace attack of Mumbai Indians especially in the death overs. While Jasprit has 15 wickets to his name in IPL 2020, Trent is not behind with 12 scalps.

Later in the video, the 27-year-old also revealed what he prefers between flying catch and lightning stumps as a wicketkeeper before ending the questionnaire with “Who is tougher to keep to : Krunal Pandya or Rahul Chahar”. For the first question, the wicketkeeper-batsman batsman went with the former option while for the latter, he named the spinner Rahul Chahar.