Former South African cricketer and coach of Pakistan staff Mickey Arthur was the primary one who in contrast Pakistan batsman Babar Azam to Indian captain Virat Kohli. Although he confronted a number of criticism for this, however now World Cricket is recognizing the potential of Azam.
After Arthur, Azam has been praised by former Australian all-rounder Tom Moody. Moody stated that if anybody likes Kohli's batting, they need to see Azam taking part in as soon as.
In a podcast on CricketPakistan.com PK, Moody stated, "Babar has emerged as a batsman who could be very particular in the course of the previous 12 months. <! –
We all speak about how stunning it’s to see Virat Kohli batting. If you suppose it’s stunning to see Virat batting, then see Babar as soon as. He is a particular batsman. "
Though Moody admitted that it will be troublesome to maintain him within the top-5 batsmen at the moment given Babar's stats, however he would attain there within the subsequent few years.
He stated, "In the next five-ten years, he will definitely stand in the top five batsmen of the decade. There is no doubt. I think he will be in the top-5 batsmen in five-ten years. So far he has only He has played 26 Test matches and in half the matches, he was not considered the main batsman of the team. "
Moody stated, "I think it would not be right to include him among the top batsmen at the moment, given his statistics. His average out of home is just 37 and 67 at home. But we have to understand this as well That he plays very little outside the home and many of these matches happened in his early career. "