Gautam Gambhir praised the great Pakistani talent, Babar Azam, as he expressed the importance of not underestimating Babar Azam’s potential to set the stage on fire in the upcoming ICC World Cup with his exceptional batting skills.
During his recent show on Star Sports, Gautam Gambhir discussed Babar Azam and his composed and effortless style of play. He mentioned that while players like Virat Kohli, Shubman Gill, and Joe Root are exceptional, Babar Azam’s playing style stands out even more.
Gautam’s words: “Babar Azam possesses the quality to set the stage of the upcoming ICC World Cup on fire. I have seen very few players who can play with such ease, and Babar Azam is on a different level.”
According to ICC statistics, Babar has climbed to the top spot in the ODI batting rankings with 509 runs in just 105 innings, boasting an average of 58.17. He has surpassed everyone with his extraordinary batting skills, having scored 19 centuries and 28 fifties. He has also become the fastest player to reach a total of 5000 runs, breaking Hashim Amla’s record.
As the 2023 ICC Men’s World Cup draws near, with the stage set to light up on October 5th in India, Babar Azam is leading the Pakistan team as captain, with Shadab Khan serving as vice-captain. They will kick off their campaign against the Netherlands on October 6th.