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BABAR AZAM vs VIRAT KOHLI -COMPARISION STATS, RECORDS RUNS

In today’s world cricket whenever you think about classy, consistent, and technically gifted players, there are always 2 people that we instantly think of i.e  Babar Azam and Virat Kohli. These two rose to fame when they provided us with the ultimate entertainment and something we were missing in cricket for a very long time.

 T20 cricket revolutionized the game when it came into existence. Young players were being encouraged to play aggressively and hit the ball hard. When Virat showed his talent to the world, he quickly became everyone’s favorite because of how smoothly he can play because of how beautifully and effortlessly he plays his shots. Virat Kohli became a prodigy for Indian cricket and an ambassador for cricket.

babar azam vs virat kohli
babar azam vs virat kohli

There was no stopping him until a certain Babar Azam debuted in 2015 and took the world by storm. Scoring tons of centuries and fifties, breaking record after record, and getting the same attention that once Virat Kohli got when he revealed himself.

Now that it’s been 4 years, both of them have played at the same stage. Although there is a lot the Pakistani batsman has to achieve, people can’t live without comparing the pair

 

Babar Azam vs Virat Kohli

 

BABAR AZAM VS VIRAT KOHLI
BABAR AZAM VS VIRAT KOHLI

 

There is no doubt Babar Azam and Virat Kohli both are world-class batsmen. They are treated to watch no matter if you are any team supporter you will always want Babar Azam and Virat Kohli to perform

Both Babar Azam and Virat Kohli have beaten Many World Cricket Records in their Short Career and proved themselves as future cricket legends!. There is no doubt the way Babar Azam played and made everyone fall in love with his beautiful Cover-Drives, and his shots are exceptional!

Virat Kohli is one of finest cricket player we have ever witness his, Aggression, dedication and the will of winning the game for his team is next level

Babar azam vs Virat Kohli
Babar azam vs Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has achieved a lot in his cricket career. He has beaten almost every record in his career. Now he is racing towards Sachin most runs in odis, and soon he will achieve! In this article, we will discuss some systematic, detailed analysis Between Babar Azam and Virat Kohli!

Babar Azam Aka ( Bobby )

babar azam stats

 Babar Azam is a rising star he is one of the classiest batsmen he is a treat to watch he has got the finest cover – drives he had already many records in his pocket! He is also the number 1 ICC T20 rank batsman as well. He is on Number 3 in odis and Number 5 in test cricket recently. He received captainship of Pakistan Cricket ODI and T20!

 

Virat Kohli Aka ( Chiku )

virat kohli

Virat Kohli Is a living era cricket legend Virat Kohli is rank number 1 ODI batsman as well number 2 test batsman he is also captain of Indian cricket team all forms of cricket after the retirement of Ms. Dhoni from Captainship every Indian fan expectations are from Virat Kohli they want the same glory from Virat Kohli which Ms. Dhoni did in his prime time!

 

Babar Azam Stats in all formats:

FormatMatchesRunsAverageStrikerateCenturiesfiftiesHighScore
ODI77358054.1787.871216125*
TEST292,04545.1256.46513143
T2041154850.72127.9301397*

 

Virat kohli stats in all formates :

 

FormatMatchesRunsAverageStrikerateCenturiesfiftiesHighScore
ODI2481186759.393.24358183
TEST86724053.657.72722254*
T2082279450.8136.202497*

 

Virat Kohli vs Babar Azam stats comparision in all formates :

 

babar azam vs virat kohli

Babar azam vs Virat Kohli in odi First 1000 runs comparison:

Babar Azam Completed his 1000 runs against Australia on 19 Jan 2017 he took 21 ODI innings 21 matches to Complete his 1000 ODI Runs which is 7th Fastest to reach 1000 runs in ODIS

Virat Kohli Completed his 1000 ODI runs against Srilanka on 5 June 2010 he took 24 innings and 27 matches to Complete his 1000 ODI runs which are 14th Fastest to reach 1000 ODI runs!

Winner: Babar Azam

Also Read: Highest Individual Run Scorer in ODI

 

Babar azam vs Virat Kohli in odi First 2000 runs comparison:

Babar Azam completed his 2000 runs against hong kong on 16 September 2018. He took 45 innings 48 matches to complete his 2000 runs in ODI, which is 4rth fastest to reach 2000 runs in odis!

Virat Kohli completed his 2000 runs against West Indies on 8 June 2011 he took 53 innings 56 matches to complete his 2000 runs in ODI which is 20th fastest to reach 2000 runs in odis!

Winner: Babar Azam

 

Babar azam vs Virat Kohli in odi First 3000 runs comparison:

Babar Azam completed his 3000 runs against Newzealand on 26 june 2019 he took 68 innings 70 matches to complete his 3000 runs in ODI which is 3rd fastest to reach 3000 runs in odis!

Virat Kohli completed his 3000 runs against SriLanka on 14 Feb 2012 he took 75 innings 78 matches to complete his 3000 runs in ODI which is 11th fastest to reach 3000 runs in odis!

Winner: Babar Azam

 

Virat Kohli vs Babar azam first 1000 runs comparision in t20i :

Babar Azam completed his 1000 runs against Newzealand on 4 Nov 2018 he took 26 innings 26 matches to complete his 1000 runs in T20I which is fastest to reach 1000 runs in T20i!

Virat Kohli completed his 1000 runs against South Africa on 2 oct 2015 he took 27 innings 29 matches to complete his 1000 runs in T20I which is 2nd fastest to reach 1000 runs in T20i!

Winner: Babar Azam

we cant compare further in t20i because babar azam has only 1431 runs in t20i while virat kohli has 2794 runs in T20i which is fastest by Anyone !

 

Virat kohli vs Babar azam test comparision :

Babar azam and Virat kohli are the top world class batsman but we cant compare babar azam with Virat kohli because it is too early to compare babar azam with virat kohli in test because babar azam test career is in initial phase he only played 26 test and has only 1850 in his pocket while Virat Kohli is racing towards 100 tests with 7240 runs in test cricket virat kohli is too much ahead as compare babar azam in test cricket !

WInner : Virat Kohli

Babar azam vs Virat kohli records :

 

Babar Azam Records :

  • Babar Azam is the second fastest Pakistani Batsman to make 1000 runs in ODI
  • Fastest Pakistani Batsman to make 2000 runs in ODI
  • Fastest Asian Batsman to make 3000 runs in ODI
  • only cricketer to score 5 consecutive centuries in a single country he scored these consecutive centuries in (UAE)
  • Fastest Batsman to make 1000 runs in T20i
  • Babar Azam also holds the record of most runs in a 50 over odi world-cup by a Pakistani Batsman

 

Virat kohli records :

  • Virat Kohli is the fastest to score 10,000 ODI runs
  • Virat Kohli has scored over 300 runs in a bilateral ODI series on six different occasions. No other player has done it more than four times.
  • in 2016 Virat Kohli became the only player to have an average of 50 in all formats of cricket
  • Virat Kohli also hold the record of most runs in a calendar year in odis
  • Kohli is the first batsman to score 4 double-centuries in 4 consecutive Test series.
  • The only Skipper in test cricket who made 3 consecutive test centuries in his first three innings as a captain
  • First Batsman to score 600 runs in a calendar year in T20i

 

Conclusion :

 

So you read the detailed comparison between Babar Azam Vs. Virat Kohli we tried our best to provide you best stats from both players this comparison was between their stats of the starting phase of their career we are not judging any player our main motive was to provide best stats from both players now it’s your turn let you decide which player stats you liked most and vote down under to support your favorite player!

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3 Comments

  1. Virat Kohli obviously has an upper hand with better Strike rate and average while Babar has yet to prove himself more

  2. Babar Azam is truely a gem of a player for Pakistan but it is not just acceptable to compare King Kohli with him. King Kohli will always be favourite as he has not just been amazing in his initial days, he has carried his class all the years he is been playing. While the Pakistani is on the right track to match the Indian Skipper, he has to really be consistent enough and play as much as cricket he can to be compared with the King!

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