Former Pakistan Skipper Wasim Akram Feels “twenty first Century Belongs” To This Batter

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Legendary quick bowler Wasim Akram was all reward for Pakistan skipper Babar Azam, saying that the twenty first century belongs to the Lahore-born batter. The previous Pakistan skipper.netpared Babar with a few of the best batters Pakistan have ever produced, including that the 27-year-old has “nonetheless obtained a lot in him”. “In the event you speak about Pakistan batting, you begin with Zaheer Abbas, Javed Miandad, Saleem Malik, Inzamam-Ul-Haq, Younis Khan, Mohammad Yousaf after which now it is Babar Azam. The twenty first century belongs to Babar Azam, he is the person. And he is nonetheless obtained a lot in him,” Akram told Sport360.

Akram additionally recalled working with Babar throughout his time at Karachi Kings as mentor in 2017, a 12 months earlier than the previous was named because the President of the Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL) franchise.

“I’ve seen him since he was a captain in 2010. He got here via the right ranks, I’ve labored with him in Karachi Kings as properly from final three years,” he stated.

The 55-year-old additional hailed Babar Azam for his work ethic and consistency with the bat, including that every one these qualities are indicators of a very good chief.


“I like his work ethic; he’s centered and he is by no means glad along with his efficiency and that is an indication of a very good chief. I knew on the time, with this boy, along with his work ethic, along with his expertise, he will certainly carry out and be constant,” he added.

For the document, Babar, who’s main Pakistan throughout codecs, is the one batter to characteristic within the high 10 of the ICC rankings in all three codecs presently.

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