In two Tests against Australia, he scored 210 runs while the rest failed to impress.
Hussey enjoyed Babar's century at The Gabba.
Azhar put forth the importance of capitalising on starts, hitting the right channels and sharp fielding.
Pat Cummins' direct hit to dismiss Mohammad Abbas brought the curtains down on the match and the series.
Azam was involved in a 105-run seventh-wicket partnership with Yasir Shah.
Shah got to his maiden first-class century off 192 balls.
Babar Azam played a determined knock of 97 runs in Adelaide.
Shah raced to the milestone off 192 balls.
Azam, who had added 105 runs with Yasir Shah nicked off to Mitchell Starc for 97.
Babar missed out on his third Test ton by a whisker, giving Mitchell Starc a fifer.