Babar Azam overtakes Smith and Kohli
After the ODI cricket, Babar Azam is also ironing out his abilities in the test format and is making his name among the top players in the world. Ranked first among the best average players in matches played between 2018 and 2019.
Babar Azam’s average is the highest among players who have scored at least a thousand runs during matches played since January 1, 2018. In the list, Babar Azam surpasses world cricket’s big names Steve Smith, Virat Kohli, Ken Williamson, and Joe Root.
Pakistani middle order batsmen have averaged 61.60 in the period while Steve Smith is second with 60.00 runs average. It should be noted that both players have a match before the end of 2019, where the two players can have a big impact on the list. Ken Williamson is third on the list with an average of 60.84 and Indian captain Virat Kohli is fourth with an average of 58.60.
Other players on the list include Marence Laboshin (Australia), Tom Latham (New Zealand), Ajinkya Rahane (India), Dameth Kronarten (Sri Lanka), Chitishwar Pujara (India), Joe Root (England), Kushal Mendes (Sri Lanka). , Ben Stokes (England), Jose Butler (England) and Aidan Markram (South Africa).
Babar, Steve, Kane, Virat.
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Babar Azam scored four centuries in his Test career and scored all four in the same period. He scored a century in the second Test match in Karachi after making a century in the first match of the ongoing Test series against Sri Lanka. On the other hand, Indian captain Virat Kohli has been at the top of the list of players who have scored 1934 runs since January 1.