Ever since his debut, rising batting sensation Babar Azam has been touted as the next batting hero of Pakistan. The proficient player registered many stunning outings across the three formats of the game. As a result, he averages in excess of 50 in the limited-overs cricket while his red-ball numbers are also attracting a lot of attention.
After mustering admiration from the greats of the game, it was the turn of rising paceman Shaheen Afridi to acknowledge the class of his T20I captain. The left-arm quick revealed that Babar is his favorite batsman as he finds him as an extremely difficult batsman to bowl to. Shaheen also said that seeing Babar improving a lot and becoming one of the best modern-day batters pleases him a lot.
He further added that it gives him a lot of confidence to bowl against the likes of the top-ranked T20I batsman. Moreover, the 20-year old cricketer loves to see the national team players battling against each other in a healthy and competitive environment.