Eager to revive Pakistan with its batting field in all formats, Babar Azam has been one of the pillars of the Azhar Ali-led side in the Gorons and the leading batsman has recently received the No. 1 T20I team in the shortest format Has been promoted to lead. as well. Babar has already mentioned in the past that he wants to lead Virat Kohli so that he can lead his team and perform at the top level while not in form. Azam continued his dominance for the Ali-led part when Pakistan hosted Sri Lanka in their first home Test match after a decade.
While Abid Ali set the world record by becoming the first batsman to score a century in One Day International (ODI) and Test debut, Azam managed to win the Pakistan run machine tag by scoring his third century in the red ball format. Thanks to Ali and Azam’s centuries, Pakistan halted the rain-match proceedings with 252/2 honors at the stumps. Although the infamous Rawalpindi season was poor in the first Test, both Pakistan and Sri Lanka would hope that the upcoming Karachi Test could come with a result.
Speaking ahead of the Karachi Test at the traditional press conference, Babar made a respectable mention of Virat Kohli’s cover-drive. Succeeded as one of the world’s best batsmen in all formats – Kohli undoubtedly specializes in playing superb strokes off the bat. His trademark cover drive is one of the eye-catching shots that King Kohli has kept in his batting arsenal.
Azam did the same in presser and said Kohli is the best when it comes to playing cover-drive shots. “We are excited for the Test match to be held in Karachi. Virat Kohli has a better cover drive than me. We will try to win in Karachi. I believe in me. I work hard and that is my only secret. I am really happy when my name is taken as Kohli and Williamson.