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Babar Azam’s century changed Akhtar’s tone, questions raised on Kohli’s ability

PAK vs ENG: Babar Azam is back in form. In the second T20 match played in Karachi on Thursday night, Babar made a strong comeback in form by scoring an unbeaten 110 off 66 balls. On the basis of Babar’s innings, Pakistan achieved the huge target of 199 by scoring 203 runs without losing any wicket. This victory of Pakistan was historic in the sense that for the first time a team achieved the target of 200 without losing a wicket and the second captain Babar scored a second century while chasing the target in T20. Wicket-keeper batsman Mohammad Rizwan also played an important role in Pakistan’s victory. Rizwan played an innings of 88 runs in 51 balls. After this spectacular and emphatic victory of Pakistan, the tone of all those former Pakistan cricketers has started changing, who were questioning the batting of Pakistan team and captain Babar Azam and Rizwan after the defeat in the final of Asia Cup. Shoaib Akhtar was the first and biggest name among the players who changed the tone.

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  • Said Babar to be better than Kohli
  • Pakistan needs such batting
  • Azam and Rizwan respond to critics
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Said Babar to be better than Kohli

Shoaib’s tone changed completely after Babar Azam’s century. Shoaib Akhtar, who questioned Babar Azam’s batting and strike rate 4 days ago, called Babar the best batsman in the world. Also said that earlier Kohli was known for run chases but now that place has been taken by Babar.

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Pakistan needs such batting

Shoaib Akhtar on his YouTube channel said that the way Babar and Rizwan batted for Pakistan chasing a big target of 200 runs, the Pakistan team needs to bat like this. Akhtar said that if Babar and Rizwan bat with the same strike, then it will not be difficult for Pakistan to achieve any target.

Azam and Rizwan respond to critics

Babar Azam-Mohammad Rizwan/ PAK vs ENG/@TheRealPCB

Let us inform that while chasing the target of 200 runs, Babar Azam scored an unbeaten 110 off 66 balls in which he hit 5 sixes and 11 fours, while Rizwan played an unbeaten 88 off 51 balls in which he hit 4 sixes and 5 fours. During this innings, Babar’s strike rate was 166.67 and Rizwan’s was 172.65. With this innings, both the batsmen have given a befitting reply to the critics who trolled them for slow batting.

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