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Adil Rashid picks Babar Azam ahead of Virat Kohli
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Adil Rashid picks Babar Azam ahead of Virat Kohli

Fans are truly blessed to be in an era where the likes of Steve Smith, Virat Kohli, Babar Azam, Joe Root and Kane Williamson are found producing magical batting shows across the three formats of the game. Particularly, all of them are extremely consistent when it comes to white-ball cricket.

In this regard, Virat Kohli and Babar Azam are often compared for the fact that the two cricketers belong to arch-rivals. Recently, English spinner Adil Rashid weighed in on the debate while picking Babar ahead of Virat.

The proficient leggie admitted that it was an extremely tough ask to pick one batter, but he cleared that Babar’s current form allowed him to go with Pakistani batting star. Nevertheless, Adil added that both these cricketers contain special abilities because of which they are world-class players.

Playing a total of 74 ODIs and 38 T20Is, Babar averages 54.17 and 50.72 respectively. On the other hand, the Indian captain has a vast experience scoring at 59.33 in 248 ODIs and 50.80 in 82 T20Is.