His comparisons with Virat Kohli and Babar Azam might have already began doing the rounds however Pakistan cricket’s rising talent Haider Ali has revealed that India’s restricted-overs vice-captain Rohit Sharma is his idol and he would need to bat like the India opener in future.
“My idol is Rohit Sharma. The best thing about him is his strike rate and I want that in my game,” stated the 19-year-outdated Haider Ali in a video with Cricket Pakistan.
Haider is a proper-handed batsman who scored 239 runs in 9 Pakistan Super League (PSL) matches for the Peshawar Zalmi’s earlier than the league was postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
His attacking model of batting and stroke-making had impressed every person within the PSL, which even prompted former Pakistan batsman Ramiz Raja to time period him as proficient as Virat Kohli and Babar Azam.
‘‘Haider has immense talent and has made a name for himself in his first season of PSL,’’ Raja stated in a Youtube video.
‘‘However, he needs to bring consistency in his performance and his ideal position is number three in the batting order. He has big quality shots in his armour and doesn’t want to improvise a lot as his energy-hitting base is fairly sturdy.’’
‘‘Haider needs to follow the approach of Babar Azam and Virat Kohli. These two doesn’t improvise a lot as they’ve a lot talent and rely primarily on standard pictures. Haider has an identical talent as Babar and Kohli, however simply wants to work on his sport consciousness and play longer innings,’’ he added.
Haider has scored 645 runs in 7 first-class matches at a formidable common of 49.61.