'Love the way he plays' - Michael Vaughan hails Babar Azam as one of the best Test players in the world

‘Love the way he plays’ – Michael Vaughan hails Babar Azam as one of the best Test players in the world

The charismatic player has a huge responsibility on his head of carrying the Pakistan team forward in the ongoing Test.

Michael Vaughan and Babar Azam
Michael Vaughan and Babar Azam. (Photo Source: Getty Images)

Babar Azam has been one of the most sought after players for quite some time now. His batting has always been mesmerizing and he has garnered great praise from the cricketing fraternity for his exceptional stroke play. The young lad of Pakistan cricket has performed in every format of the game with his sound technique.

Babar is dominating International cricket for a good time now. He has always been compared to modern-day greats like Virat Kohli and Joe Root. Babar is the only batsman with an average of over 100 in the ongoing ICC World Test championship. Recently, he has been drafted as Pakistan captain in the shorter formats of the game on the account of his extraordinary performances. 

The elegant batsman has been a great admirer of his own team’s former greats. He has often expressed his desire that people should compare him with the Pakistan greats like Javed Miandad and Younis Khan rather than his Indian counterparts consisting of Virat Kohli.

Babar Azam played a solid inning of 69 runs on Day 1 against England

In the ongoing first Test Match between England and Pakistan. Babar played a solid inning of 69 runs and stayed unbeaten on the rain-curtailed day. Seeing the exceptional strokeplay of the youngster, former England batsman Michael Vaughan praised Babar on twitter by hailing him one of the best in Test cricket.

“On a positive note, Babar Azam’s certainly one of the best Test players in the world. Love the way he plays,” the former England captain tweeted.

The charismatic player has a huge responsibility on his head of carrying the Pakistan team forward in the ongoing Test. He has stitched a good partnership of 96 runs with Shan Masood on the rain-curtailed day. 

Earlier, After winning the toss and opting to bat first, Pakistan was down to two wickets at the score of 43 with Captain Azhar Ali getting out without scoring. Pakistan has gone into this Test-playing two spinners. England though stayed with the same team that played against West Indies in the last Test. Pakistan took the field yesterday after months of lockdown and have pinned hopes of performing well in this series.