Virat Kohli has a better range of shots as compared to Babar Azam: Aaqib Javed

1 month ago 24

Virat Kohli is presently plying his commercialized for Royal Challengers Bangalore successful the Indian Premier League 2021 portion Babar Azam is starring Pakistan successful the T20Is successful South Africa.

Reuters Photos

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Virat Kohli's RCB opened their IPL 2021 run by beating MI
  • Babar Azam led Pakistan to a 2-1 ODI bid triumph against South Africa
  • Babar is technically much safe, Virat Kohli has a amended range: Aaqib Javed

Former Pakistan pacer Aaqib Javed feels "Virat Kohli has a amended scope of shots" than Pakistan superstar Babar Azam, who is often compared to the Indian cricket squad captain.

Kohli is presently plying his commercialized for Royal Challengers Bangalore successful the Indian Premier League 2021 portion Babar is starring Pakistan successful the T20Is successful South Africa.

“Virat Kohli has a amended scope [of shots] arsenic compared to Babar Azam but helium besides has 1 country of weakness. If the shot swings, helium tends to get trapped astir the off-stump specified arsenic against [James] Anderson successful England,” Aaqib Javed told Cricket Pakistan.

“When you look astatine Babar, you don’t spot immoderate anemic areas. Just like, [Sachin] Tendulkar who besides didn’t person immoderate anemic areas.

"Babar is technically much harmless and dependable but if helium follows Kohli’s fittingness regular helium volition go an adjacent amended player. Meanwhile, Kohli tin amended his method by looking astatine Babar truthful that helium doesn’t get trapped,” Javed added.

Kohli's RCB opened their IPL 2021 run with a 2-wicket triumph implicit defending champions Mumbai Indians successful the opening lucifer of the tournament. Babar led Pakistan to a 2-1 ODI bid triumph against South Africa.