Pakistan bowling legend Shoaib Akhtar believes that each Babar Azam and Virat Kohli will go on to obtain many extra ‘world records’ of their careers. Babar, who was just lately appointed because the Pakistan captain, and India captain Kohli, are two of the perfect cricketers on this planet for the time being.While Kohli has a median of above 50 throughout all three codecs, Babar too enjoys a median of 54.2 in ODIs and 45.1 in Tests.
“Babar Azam is a very talented cricketer,” Akhtar was quoted as saying by Metro.co.uk. “He has set a target to reach the likes of Virat Kohli, Joe Root, Kane Williamson. There’s also a guy named Haider Ali, he will soon play for Pakistan, he’s also an exceptional batsman,” the previous quick bowler mentioned.
Akhtar additional added that it could not be proper to examine Akhtar and Babar at this second. “Both Virat Kohli and Babar Azam are classic players, but it’s not right to compare them as Pakistan plays a fewer number of Tests and ODIs compared to India,” he mentioned.
“Their commitment makes me believe that they both will break many world records in future. But, it’s not fair to compare them,” he added.
Last week, talking in a Youtube video on his official channel, Pakistan batting legend Aamir Sohail had additionally opened up on the comparisons between Virat and Babar and mentioned that the latter has the potential to turn into a nice batsman like Kohli.
“They each have fairly related angle, have the desire to carry out, thought Virat Kohli seems to be to be fairly aggressive on the sector however Babar Azam seems to be to be calm and picked up on the sector. Maybe, Kohli is displaying from outdoors that he’s aggressive, however he’s calm from inside, simply to pose a concern within the bowler’s thoughts.
“I really feel Babar wants to carry his expressions on the sector as effectively. He troubles bowlers together with his batting, but when he brings angle on the sector, it’s going to actually assist him in a longer run,“ Sohail mentioned.