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Babar Azam is Technically better than Virat Kohli, Won’t Struggle for Long Time



Babar Azam is Technically better than Virat Kohli, Won't Struggle for Long Time

Babar Azam is Technically better than Virat Kohli, Won’t Struggle for Long Time: Indian cricketing star Virat Kohli has often been compared with Pakistani skipper Babar Azam. The comparison refused to die down.

Former Pakistan pacer Aaqib Javed become the latest cricketer to offer his take between two legendary batsmen.

He said that Babar will not have such a pronolonged peiod of struggle, such as the ongoing rough of Kohli because the former is more technically sound.

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The last time scored a century was in November 2019 and even though he remains the highest-scoring Indian player across formats since the ODI World Cup 2019.

Javed comparing that the Pakistani skipper would never endure such a long rough patch.

Speaking on, Javed who won the World Cup with Pakistan said, “There are two types of great players. One is players who, if they get stuck, their rough patch continues for a long time.

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The others are technically-sound players, whose rough patch cannot continue that long, like Babar Azam, Kane Williamson, Joe Root.

It is difficult to find their weakness. Kohli gets stuck at times with those deliveries outside off stump. James Anderson has targetted that a million times.”

He continued, “Last day I was watching him bat and I felt that he is now consciously trying not to play those deliveries from a distance. When you change your technique, these problems will surface.

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To come out of it, he can try playing a big knock without being conscious. That will help him sustain a purple patch for a long time.”

While the Delhi-born talismanic batter was on a short break from cricket, he is set to return to the Indian team and play his career’s 100th T20I match against Pakistan in the Asia Cup 2022.


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