Babar Azam has been one of the thrilling batting expertise to have come out of Pakistan over the previous decade. His capacity to rating runs in all codecs and on all surfaces have seen him to rise to the captaincy of the group in restricted overs cricket in a brief span of time.
His performances have drawn reward from his colleagues in addition to previous greats and even comparability with Indian batting nice Virat Kohli. Veteran Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez, who has seen Azam’s rise from shut quarters, feels the newly appointed restricted overs captain is yet to reach his full potential.
“He [Babar] is a brilliant performer for Pakistan. In his five-year career for Pakistan so far, he has played some amazing cricket. However, he is yet to reach his full potential, considering his talent,” mentioned Hafeez.
“He is like my younger brother and I tell him to his face that a talent like him is not there yet where I want to see him. He is trying to push those barriers and I am confident that he will serve Pakistan for a long time,” Hafeez mentioned on a Youtube present Cricast.
Hafeez additional mentioned that captaincy will serve the teen properly as success as a captain will make him extra assured.
“I haven’t seen him rather a lot as a captain. I performed solely two matches beneath his captaincy. I can’t consider his captaincy till I see his private ways as a captain in several match conditions.
“I’ve finest needs for him that he leads Pakistan for an extended time period and joins the checklist of profitable Pakistan captains. It might be helpful for him in addition to Pakistan as a result of when our high-stage performer will begin successful as a captain, his confidence might be even greater,” Hafeez added.