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AB would be a challenge to race - Bolt

Harare - Jamaican sprint sensation Usain Bolt says Proteas one-day captain AB de Villiers is "super quick" and could challenge the multiple record-holder in a race.

Speaking in Bangalore on Tuesday, where Bolt played in friendly face-off with Indian star Yuvraj Singh in a co-sponsored cricket and athletics event, the Olympic legend was particularly impressed with De Villiers's speed across the ground.

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt (R) and Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh pose for photographers following an exhibition cricket match in Bangalore, India. Photo: JAGADEESH NV. Credit: EPA

Bolt was, however, not so kind to his fellow Jamaican Chris Gayle, jokingly saying "Chris is so slow… I tell him all the time, 'stop trying to run'; he'll pull his hamstring."

Check out this Wisden Cricket India YouTube video, and look out for the question posed to Bolt at 3:03, while the remainder of the interview is pure entertainment too…

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