India's batsman KL Rahul is in second place in the T20 rankings for batsmen behind Pakistan's Babar
Veterans Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, and Wahab Riaz have also been picked in the squad for the
Babar Azam is back at a career-best fifth position, which he had attained in February 2020.
Comparing India-Pakistan rivalry to that of Manchester City and Manchester United, Nasser
Hoping that Babar would soon start winning games on his own, Afridi said comparisons with Kohli
In the WTC points table, England moved up to the third position after the series against the West
Babar passed batting tips to the young fan, who seemed in utter awe and highly impressed by his
Azam recently stated that he doesn't want to be compared with India captain Kohli but with some of
Azam is widely regarded as one of the finest batting talents to have emerged from Pakistan in
He also spoke of the difficulty of bowlers who will not be allowed to use saliva to shine the ball.
Misbah said Babar always challenges himself and would get better as a captain with experience.
Azam is the only man apart from Kohli to feature in the top 10 across all three formats.
Stating that the rules will be the same for all the sides, Azam admitted that it will be difficult
Kohli made his international debut in 2008 while Babar made his entry seven years later.
Impressed by his humility, Younis said Babar's eagerness to learn will take him far.
PCB chief executive Wasim said he will brief Test captain Azhar Ali and ODI and T20 captain Babar
Rashid can't be faulted for his choice though as on current form, Azam does outshine his Indian
Misbah also spoke of Haider Ali, Mohammad Amir, and Wahab Riaz after the cricketers did not feature