It’s Unfair to Compare Babar Azam With Virat Kohli says R. Ashwin!


The Indian Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin si impressed with Pakistan’s limited Over Captain Babar Azam & emphasized that Babar has a bright future. Ashwin said that Babar Azam’s comparison with the Indian Captain will put Babar under a lot of pressure which is not fair for less experienced players.

Kohli is one of the finest cricketers Ashwin said that Babar’s phase to conquer the World Cricket will definitely come soon. By hailing praise on Babar, Ashwin recalled Azam’s century during the Pakistan’s tour of Australia in 2019. Babar has showed a fantastic performance even though his team lostthe match by a thin margin. Babar has scored 104 runs off 255 balls in the 2nd Innings of Brisbane test. His innings highlights includes 13 overwhelming boundaries.

Ashwin while praising the Lahore’s superstar said, “I really enjoy Babar Azam’s batting. I watched the century he scored in Australia. Comparisons with Virat Kohli will put pressure on him, which is unfair. Kohli is one of the finest cricketers the world has produced. I am sure Babar’s time will come too.”

Babar Azam’s outstanding ICC Rankings highlights his heroics in the International Cricket. Azam is standing on 1st position in the ICC T20I rankings whether in ODIs & tests he is standing at the 3rd & 6th position. The newly appointed ODI captain of the Pakistan team has 3 centuries in his last 4 Test innings.

Currently Azam is in England along with entire Pakistan Squad for a three match Test series which is scheduled to commence on August 5. Recently, Azam is showcasing first class performance in an intra-squad practice match in England & scored 58 runs in the second innings. Whereas Virat Kohli & Ashwin will be seen back to action during the IPL 2020 as it can be expected to happen in UAE during September-November window as ICC canceled the T20 World Cup.