Srinagar: In a surprise statement from the ever controversial Gautam Gambhir, the former India opener has praised the Pakistan skipper Babar Azam and has said he is looking to watch him during World Cup 2023 amoung all other stars.
Gambhir said this on a show on Star Sports and highlighted the qualities of Babar Azam.
Gambhir emphasized that there are indeed the likes of Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Kane Williamson, Joe Root, and David Warner in the pool but Babar’s quality is unmatched.
“Babar Azam has that every quality that he can set this World Cup on fire. I have seen very few players who have alot of time to bat. I believe that there is Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Kane Williamson, Joe Root and David Warner but Babar Azam has different level of quality,” Gambhir said.
Babar has played 108 matches for Pakistan and is already considered their best batsman. He has made 5409 runs in 105 innings and has the average of 58.16. He has 19 centuries and 28 fifties to his name.
ICC Men’s World Cup 2023 is set to begin from October 5.