Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir has showered praise on Pakistan’s captain, Babar Azam, recognizing his extraordinary talent and expressing his confidence in Babar’s potential to make a significant impact in the upcoming World Cup.
Gambhir highlighted Babar’s unique skills and his effortlessly elegant playing style. While acknowledging the presence of renowned cricketers like Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Kane Williamson, Joe Root, and David Warner in the cricketing world, Gambhir emphasized that Babar’s quality and talent set him apart.
Gautam Gambhir spoke highly of Babar Azam’s ability to shine in the forthcoming World Cup, stating, “Babar Azam possesses all the qualities required to make a spectacular impact in this World Cup. I’ve witnessed very few players who appear to have an abundance of time at the crease when they bat.”
“While we have remarkable cricketers like Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Kane Williamson, Joe Root, and David Warner, Babar Azam’s level of quality is truly exceptional.”
Babar Azam has already solidified his position as Pakistan’s premier batsman with an impressive track record. He has participated in 108 matches for Pakistan, amassing 5409 runs in 105 innings and boasting an impressive average of 58.16.
Babar has recorded 19 centuries and 28 fifties, and he holds the record for being the fastest to reach 5000 ODI runs, achieving this milestone in just 97 innings, surpassing Hashim Amla’s previous record of 101 innings.