Worcestershire: Brilliant batsman Babar Azam has demanded he doesn’t need to be compared with Indian skipper Virat Kohli however instead with legendary Pakistan(PAK) batsmen like Javed Miandad & Inzamam-ul-Haq.
“I don’t need to be compared with Virat Kohli. It’d be best in case citizens compare me with one such Pakistani legends like Javed Miandad, Mohammad Yousaf (or) Younis Khan,” cricket.Pakistan(PAK).com.pk quoted Babar as informing in a teleconference on Thu..
Babar averages over 50 in ODI & T20Is & a little over 45 in Tests awhile Kohli averages over 50 in all this 3 formats & is counted amongst the modern-day greats.
The Lahore-born batsman furthermore stated that he’s eyeing to score a threefold hundred within the upcoming three-Test show over England.
Pakistan(PAK) going to take (2) on England in a show involving 3 Tests & as numerous T20Is now in Aug & Sep, after the completion of West Indies’ three-Test show over the ‘The 3 Lions’ beginning Jul 8.
“When you score a century, you naturally need to go on & convert that into a double (or) a threefold century. This is something I’d like to accomplish during this Test show,” stated Pakistan(PAK)’s limited-overs skipper. “I like to play my normal game however my selection of shots depends on the circumstances & bowlers.”
He also exuded confidence of his own side winning the Test show over England in their own own den.
“We played well on our recent trip of England that is why players are enthusiastically looking forward to the show,” Babar stated. “We’re presently focused on winning the Test show as that is our 1st goal on the trip.”
“England have the house advantage however our bowlers going to give hard time to their own batsmen. We’ll focus their own fragile Test top-order. Mohammad Abbas is experienced awhile Naseem Shah & Shaheen Afridi have a plenty of potential. We’ve high expectations from our bowlers,” he added further.
Previous speedster Shoaib Akhtar has also pushed Pakistan(PAK) to not settle for a draw however go for victory in their own upcoming Test show over England.
Akhtar has advised the Pakistan(PAK) tandem to go into the show with a positive frame of mind & belief that they could beat the mighty England tandem in their own own backyard.
“I need to watch players’ (COVID-19) test negative however need their own mindset to be positive. Pakistan(PAK) needs to play actually great cricket,” Akhtar stated in a video footage posted on his own YouTube channel.
“I pray to god that Pakistan(PAK) won’t try to just draw the show there. In the last, we can have won numerous games in England however I feel the mindset of the batsmen just wasn’t there,” he added further.