Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir picked Pakistan skipper Babar Azam because the batter to be careful for within the much-awaited World Cup 2023. Gautam Gambhir emphasised that Babar Azam possesses the distinctive expertise to excel within the upcoming event.
Babar Azam scored 151 runs in opposition to Nepal within the first match of the not too long ago concluded Asia Cup 2023. Nevertheless, the right-handed batter registered low scores within the remaining three video games. He ended the event with 207 runs in 4 innings at a median of 51.75.
Babar Azam Has Totally different Stage Of High quality – Gautam Gambhir
In an interview with Star Sports activities, Gautam Gambhir was requested to decide on one batter for the World Cup from amongst Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Steve Smith, David Warner, Kane Williamson, Joe Root, and Babar Azam. Star Sports activities rated these batters because the wonders of the World Cup.
The cricketer-turned-commentator acknowledged that Babar Azam has the potential to shine within the upcoming World Cup. Gambhir talked about a number of different prime batters however emphasised that the Pakistan all-format skipper possesses a novel degree of high quality with the bat.
“Babar Azam has that each high quality that he can set this World Cup on fireplace. I’ve seen only a few gamers who’ve alot of time to bat. I consider that there’s Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Kane Williamson, Joe Root and David Warner however Babar Azam has totally different degree of high quality,” Gambhir stated.
Babar Azam’s Spectacular File In ODI Cricket
Babar scored 5409 runs in 108 ODI matches with an distinctive common of 58.16 and a strike price of 89.14. The batter has smashed 19 a whole bunch and 28 half-centuries within the 50-over format thus far. He was the main run-getter for his staff within the final ODI World Cup.
The 28-year-old scored 474 runs with a median of 67.71 and a strike price of 87.78 through the 2019 World Cup. He guided the Pakistan cricket staff to the ultimate of the 2022 T20 World Cup. I will likely be hoping to attain runs and contribute to the staff’s win on the 2023 World Cup.
Pakistan World Cup Squad: Babar Azam (c), Abdullah Shafique, Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Usama Mir, Haris Rauf, M Wasim Jnr, Hassan Ali, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Saud Shakeel, Salman Ali Agha.
Travelling reserves: Mohammad Haris (wk), Zaman Khan, Abrar Ahmed