Babar Azam vs Virat Kohli - When the King Met the Young Badshah!
Babar Azam and Virat Kohli are the two players fans can't stop thinking about when class and constancy is concerned. Both are world-class batsmen. Virat is the captain of India while Azam is the captain of Pakistan team. Both these players have terrific records. Azam is ranked 1st in ICC T20, 3rd in ODI’s, and 5th in Tests.
Virat is ranked number 1 ODI batsman and 2nd as a Test batsman.
Babar Azam Vs Kohli Stats Comparison
Virat Kohli vs Babar Azam Comparison for Babar Azam vs Virat Kohli Stats Show:
Babar Azam Stats:
Virat Kohli Stats
Babar vs Kohli in Test
Babar Azam Vs Virat Kohli test Comparison Stats:
- Azam is ranked 6th in Tests and scored 143 against Bangladesh. Most Test double centuries as captain- he scored double centuries against England, Bangladesh, and New Zealand at home.
- Kohli is the first batsman to score 4 double centuries in 4 tests. He scored 3 consecutive test centuries in his 1st 3 innings as captain.
Babar Vs Kohli in ODI
Babar Azam Virat Kohli ODI Stats Comparison:
Azam: 77 matches, 3580 runs, avg = 54.17, SR = 87.87, 100’s = 12, 50’s = 16, max runs = 125
Kohli:248 matches, 11867 runs, Avg = 59.3, SR = 93.2, 100’s = 42, 50’s= 58, max runs = 183
Babar Vs Kohli in T20
Virat Kohli and Babar Azam Comparison:
- Fastest batsman to score 600 runs in a calendar year.
- Fastest batsman to make 1000 runs.
They have a SR of 136.2 and 127.93 respectively.
Babar Vs Kohli in Indian T20 league
Azam does not play the Indian T20 league, unlike Kohli who is the captain of RCB team.
VK:177 matches, 5412 runs, avg = 37.84, SR = 131.61, 5 100’s, 36 50’s, best = 113.
Babar is a better batsman than Rohit or Kohli?
Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli are two of the best players in the world and have played more matches than Azam but whether Babar Azam is better than Kohli and Rohit is still not confirmed. Azam has a batting avg of 55.94 while Kohli and Sharma have an avg of 77.25 and 60.56 respectively.
Frequently Ask Questions:-
- Can Babar Azam break Kohli’s record?
According to fans, Pakistan captain Babar Azam is the player who can match Kohli’s numbers. Kohli took 175 innings to score the 8000-run milestone. Babar needs 4420 runs in the upcoming 99 innings to break Kohli’s record.
Observing Virat Kohli and Babar Azam stats, 5 records of Virat that Babar can break in the future:
- Fastest to score 8000 ODI runs
- Most Test double centuries as captain- he scored double centuries against England, Bangladesh, and New Zealand at home.
- Fastest to reach 1000 ODI runs in a calendar year.
- Most ODI centuries as a captain in a calendar year.
- Most ODI centuries in run chases.
- Is Babar Azam a good batsman?
He has excellent stats when it comes to the 50-overs format.
- He has played 77 ODI matches for Pakistan.
- He has amassed 3580 runs.
- Has a spectacular batting avg of 55.94.
- He has recorded twelve 100’s and sixteen 50’s in the 75 ODI innings he has batted so far.
- Who is better Kohli or Babar?
Babar Azam and Virat Kohli comparison when taken into account it can be said that:
- On considering range, Kohli is better than Azam.
- On the contrary when the ball swings, Kohli gets trapped around the off-stump whereas Babar has no such weakness.
- Kohli has a horizontal back lift in t20’s whereas Babar has a straighter one which makes Kohli score more % runs than Azam on the front of the wicket.
- Babar has a better SR, cover drives, and cuts. Although Virat has played several more matches yet Babar is all set to give him a tough competition.
Babar Azam on Virat Kohli: Aaqib Javed said that Kohli should follow Azam’s techniques. When spoken of these two massive hitters both are terrific and have huge fan following and popularity. BalleBaazi fantasy app now gives users a chance to not only enjoy watching matches but they can also play tournaments, win and earn money this IPL and many more upcoming cricket leagues. Download the app and go make some!