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Babar Azam is the best batsman in the world : Michael Vaughan

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CRICDOT DESK : Former England captain Michael Vaughan has praised Pakistan captain Babar Azam. In his official tweet, the former England star cricketer wrote, “Without question, I think Babar Azam is the best all-round batsman in the world right now, he is brilliant in all formats.”

Pakistan have drawn a thrilling Test against Australia in Karachi on Wednesday. Pakistan were bowled out for 146 in the first innings in reply to Australia’s 558/9. Australia bowled out Pakistan for 508 with 96/2 in the second innings.

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Chasing a huge target, Pakistan lost the wickets of Imam-ul-Haq and Azhar Ali by 21 runs and feared defeat. But Babar Azam put the team back on track with a 27-run stand with Abdullah Shafiq for the third wicket and a 115-run stand with Mohammad Rizwan for the fourth wicket.

Babur broke several records by playing 198 runs in this pair. In the ensuing defeat match, his great batting led Pakistan to a draw in the Karachi Test. Many star cricketers of the world have been impressed by Babar Azam’s extraordinary batting.

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