Asia Cup 2022: Who is best among Virat kohli and Babar azam, check comparison

The India-Pak fight is also a clash between two superstars of world cricket. One is Virat Kohli and the other is Pakistan captain Babar Azam. While Kohli is going through the worst time of his career now, this is the golden time of his career for Babar. He is advancing by turning everything he touches into gold. Kohli, Babar best in T20 cricket? Let’s do an analysis based on the numbers.

The upcoming India-Pakistan thriller will also be the 100th T20 match of Virat Kohli’s career. Therefore, he will surely try to make it special with a smashing innings. Kohli has scored 3308 runs with a strike rate of 137.66 from the 99 T20s he has played so far. This includes 30 fifties. His highest score was 94 not out.

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If you take the career of Babar Azam, he has played in 74 T20s so far. Out of these, we have scored 2686 runs at an average of 45.52 at a strike rate of 129.44. Babar scored a century and 26 fifties. The highest score is 122 runs. But compared to Kohli, Babar’s strike rate is low. But if Kohli has not yet scored a century in T20, the Pakistan captain has achieved it.

Virat Kohli has an amazing record if we look at his performance in matches won by the team. Kohli was in the team in 62 matches that India won. In these, he scored 2223 runs at an impressive average of 61.75. Kohli has an incredible average of 85 in seven T20Is played in Australia. Bangladesh’s average in 10 T20s is 98.75 and India’s average in 21 T20s is 76.09.

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But compared to Kohli, Babar Azam has not been able to make such a big impact in the matches Pakistan won. He was part of the 16 T20s that the Pakistan team won. Among them, the batting average is 55.16. Babar’s average in UAE is 54.66. The player has an average of 60 in England and New Zealand.

Let’s see how Virat Kohli and Babar Azam have performed in the matches between India and Pakistan. Kohli has played seven T20Is against Pakistan so far and has scored 311 runs at an average of 77.75. His highest score was 78 not out in T20 World Cup 2012.

Kohli was the top scorer with 57 runs in last year’s T20 World Cup when India and Pakistan locked horns.

Meanwhile, Babar has played only one T20 against India so far. This was in the last T20 World Cup. The player scored 68 runs without getting out in this game.

If we look at the record in the Asia Cup, Virat Kohli has played five T20s against Pakistan. From these he has scored 153 runs at an average of 76.50. Babar Azam has not yet played against India in the Asia Cup.


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