Former Indian cricket team player Gautam Gambhir has lauded Pakistan’s cricket team captain, Babar Azam, as a player of exceptional quality.
In a recent interview with Star Sports, Gautam Gambhir has asked about the player he’s most excited to watch in the upcoming World Cup and who he thinks could shine brightly. The host presented Gambhir with a list of options, including Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Joe Root, Kane Williamson, David Warner, Steve Smith, and Babar Azam.
Gambhir’s response was unequivocal: “Babar Azam because he possesses all the qualities to set the World Cup on fire. There are very few players I have seen with such impeccable timing.”
He went on to mention other exceptional players like Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Warner, Joe Root, and Kane Williamson but emphasized that Babar Azam possesses a unique quality.
The ICC ODI World Cup has scheduled to take place in India from October 5, and all eyes on Babar Azam as he looks to make a significant impact on the tournament.