Hailing each as nice batsmen, former Pakistan spinner Saqlain Mushtaq said Pakistan’s present white-ball captain Babar Azam’s calmness provides him the threshold over India skipper Virat Kohli.
Azam has been in comparison with Kohli so much in recent years because of their constant performances with the bat and talent to guide the staff from the entrance.
Although, Saqlain conceded that it’s not proper to match the 2 cricketers taking into account Kohli has been within the sport longer, he did laud Azam’s calm personality at the box.
“Both are great players, with a great technique, and are mentally very strong. They have the hunger and passion to score lots of runs,” Mushtaq was once quoted as announcing via Cricket Pakistan.
“Kohli is extra competitive whilst Babar is humble. Babar’s calmness provides him edge over Virat Kohli if we take a look at what sports activities science teaches us.
“But comparing Babar with Kohli is unfair because the latter has been performing for a very long time, all over the world,” he added.
Saqlain was once just lately appointed as Head of International Player Development as a part of the Pakistan Cricket Board’s High Performance Centre’s restructuring.
According to a PCB press liberate, he’ll be liable for figuring out, growing and getting ready gamers in order that they might move directly to develop into world-class cricketers.
“This is a big responsibility for me and I will try to ensure that I leave no box unchecked. Identification of problems and implementation of their solutions will be my top priority while working with PCB,” Saqlain stated.