New Zealand’s leg-spinner Ish Sodhi rates Babar Azam the toughest batsman to bowl in the list of fabulous five featuring Virat Kohli, Kane Williamson, Steve Smith, Babar Azam, and Joe Root. When asked about that who (Sodhi) faced difficulty while bowling, the Kiwi bowler rated Pakistan’s star batsman at the top of the list.
"I’ll go with Babar at first and Steve Smith at second. Then Kane Williamson, Virat Kohli and Joe Root at the end" - said Sodhi. Babar Azam is the toughest to bowl among the fab five. He is a great player."- he added.
Moreover, Sodhi revealed that when New Zealand faced Pakistan in the arid conditions of UAE, Babar was their biggest nightmare. "I always find Babar really hard to bowl to. We have played against Azam on some really hot days in UAE and he has played really well" - he said.