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Babar Azam vs Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli vs Babar Azam Comparison, Stats of Virat vs Stats of Babar, Who is better Virat or Babar Azam, Will Babar Azam surpass Virat Kohli.

INDIA vs PAKISTAN VIRAT KOHLI VS BABAR AZAM
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Is Babar Azam Pakistan’s Virat Kohli?

Young Babar Azam is the face of Pakistan’s cricket at the moment, Pakistan has always been a bowler’s factory where Babar Azam has been a much-awaited fresh breeze of change with consistency and class. Babar is a growing player however Virat Kohli is currently the reigning King of ODI cricket. Will there be a case for Babar Azam to match the class of Virat? What do the stats say? How good is he? Let us take a deeper dive into the facts.

VIRAT VS BABAR AZAM

Kohli vs Babar comparison

24 years of Age Babar Azam made his debut in 31st-May-2015. He is undoubtedly the best Pakistani Batsmen right now has an average of 53.55 in ODI cricket. But being a stroke player, he has surprised everyone with his consistency in the T20 format with an even better Average of 54.22. Getting better every day, Babar has said it several times that he is a fan of Virat Kohli, and Follows him and his style of play. But is the apprentice capable of surpassing the master?

BABAR AZAM BETTER THAN VIRAT KOHLI IN NUMBERS

Babar Azam in his initial career certainly surpasses Virat Kohli with staggering numbers. Here is a quick graph comparing the two master class players of India and Pakistan.

Virat vs Babar comparison

BABAR AZAM POPULARITY FOT SOMERSETS WEBSITE CRASHED FOR OVERWHELMING TRAFFIC

Babar Azam currently playing for Somerset where he has played some fine innings for the team, however, he became a worry for the SomerSet team as the team broadcast their matches as live stream over their official website, but apparently Babar Azam’s fans were too many in numbers and the website broke due to over traffic.

Team Management had to upgrade the servers to cope up with the overwhelming traffic and got it fixed for the fans right after the issue. Babar Azam is one of the finest when it comes to bating and apparently his becoming a massive crowd puller too.

BABAR AZAM STATS AND FIGURES

Mohammad Azam

Mohammad Azam

Test Debut date : 13/10/2016

ODI Debut date : 31/05/2015

T20 Debut date : 07/09/2016

Age : 26 years 14 days

Role : Batter

Height : N/A

Batting Style : Right Hand

Bowling Style : Right Arm Off-Spin

Team Played For : N/A

Batting Stats

Twenty20
Ings
R
41
40
1548
ODI
Ings
R
74
72
3359
Test
Ings
R
29
53
2045

Bowling Stats

Twenty20
Overs
WK
41
0
0
ODI
Overs
WK
74
0
0
Test
Overs
WK
29
0
0

VIRAT KOHLI STATS AND FIGURES

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli

There’s a very good reason Virat Kohli is referred to as the ‘King’. The Indian captain’s batting record is hardly matched by any other cricketer on the planet, with his aggressive approach to the game also making him a player fans flock to watch. Kohli always dreamed of representing his country in cricket and had his first opportunity as a teenager when he played for the India under-19 team in 2006, guiding the same team to a World Cup win in 2008. His senior international career took off soon after when Kohli made his one-day international debut against Sri Lanka in August 2008. He now has more than 35 one-day hundreds and many other fine performances to his name, with a high-score of 183 against Pakistan in 2012. He averages more than 50 in 50-over cricket. Kohli has been equally as impressive in the five-day game. He averages over 50 and has made 17 centuries and 14 fifties in 59 Tests. As of January 2019, he was the #1 ranked batsman in the world in both the ODI and Test formats. Kohli’s brilliance with the bat is matched by his skills as a captain in all three forms of the...

Kohli was once named as one of GQ magazine’s best dressed international sportsmen.

Test Debut date : 20/06/2011

ODI Debut date : 18/08/2008

T20 Debut date : 12/06/2010

Age : 31 years 24 days

Role : Batter

Height : 175

Batting Style : Right Hand

Bowling Style : Right Arm Medium

Team Played For : N/A

Batting Stats

Twenty20
Ings
R
82
76
2794
ODI
Ings
R
248
239
11867
Test
Ings
R
86
145
7240

Bowling Stats

Twenty20
Overs
WK
82
24.2
4
ODI
Overs
WK
248
106.5
4
Test
Overs
WK
86
29.1
0

WHO IS BETTER VIRAT KOHLI OR BABAR AZAM?

Babar Azam showed a lot of promise and his performances are promising a great career ahead however Virat Kohli is already an established player who is dominating the current best of the best in his trade. Perhaps it’s a little too early to call. However, there is no doubt that both are masters of batting and are right at the top with it comes to batting skill and application of it.

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