Babar Azam vs Virat Kohli Comparison, Records & Statistics

Each time Babar Azam scores a run there are scores of fanatic Pakistan cricket fans running amok on social media, not being talented to wrap their head approximately the fact that Babar Azam isn’t still part of the ‘Fab Four’ of world cricket not that there’s an official membership/introduction criteria. Babar Azam moves him from the top spot later than a sensational batting display in South Africa.

Babar Azam vs Virat Kohli Comparison, Records & Statistics

Almost each upcoming batsman dreams to turn out to be like Kohli. Pakistan’s skipper Babar Azam is someone, who is measured by many fans as a player who could match Virat Kohli’s numbers. The attainment means a lot to Pakistan cricket that has been under the outline of their illustrious neighbors and arch-nemesis India in the fresh decades, struggling to re-invent their pristine past.

The comparison was limited to only 78 innings as Babar has just played that many innings as of yet, since he completed his debut in 2015. Although both the players are not the major of hitters, their constancy makes them the most excellent in the format.

Babar Azam vs Virat Kohli – Overall Batting Record

Babar Azam | Age 26 years, 6 months

Format Matches Runs Ave HS SR 100s 50s
Tests 31 2,167 44.22 143 56.5 5 16
ODIs 80 3,808 56.83 125* 88.7 13 17
T20Is 51 1,940 48.5 122 131.6 1 17

Virat Kohli | Age 32 years, 5 months

Format Matches Runs Ave HS SR 100s 50s
Tests 91 7,490 52.37 254* 57.1 27 25
ODIs 254 12,169 59.07 183 93.2 43 62
T20Is 90 3,159 52.65 94* 139 0 28

The turn of the decade saw Kohli bag the ICC Player of the Decade Award and Younger to Kohli by 6 years, Babar may end up repeating the feat by going on to own this decade. Babar Azam may have the upper hand over Virat Kohli when it comes to stats after 78 innings but one have to keep in mind whereas comparing the two against every other that the Pakistani captain is only 26 and Virat is 32.

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Virat Kohli vs Babar Azam since 2019

Babar Azam

Format Matches Runs Ave HS SR 100s 50s
Tests 12 1,076 59.77 143 66.1 4 6
ODIs 26 1,541 67 125 95.2 5 8
T20Is 25 909 43.28 122 140.9 1 9

Virat Kohli

Format Matches Runs Ave HS SR 100s 50s
Tests 15 900 42.85 254* 55.5 2 5
ODIs 38 1,937 55.34 123 94.7 5 14
T20Is 25 992 62 94* 145.9 0 9

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