Nasser Hussain asks young players to learn cover drive from Babar Azam

He said that he would have named Virat Kohli but Babar Azam is ahead of other leading prayers.

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Former England cricket Nasser Hussain says young cricketers should learn cover drive from Pakistan’s skipper Babar Azam. A video of Hussain praising Babar Azam has gone viral on social media.

He said that he would have named Virat Kohli but Babar Azam is ahead of other leading prayers when it comes to playing cover drives. He said playing cover drive is not easy but great players like Babar Azam makes playing cover driver so easy.

Hussain rated Babar Azam ahead of Virat Kohli, Kane Williamson, and Joe Root. The former cricketer added that any young cricketer should watch Babar Azam play cover drive.

“Sorry Indian fans I’m gonna be biased and go with Babar Azam. I nearly went with Kohli. He has the fast flick of the wrist but Babar has the conventional way of playing it,” he added. Cricketer added he has watched both the players Virat Kohlu and Babar Azam play cover drive. Virat Kohli plays cover drive with a quick wrist motion while Babar Azam hit the shot in an unconventional way.

The cricketing world has been drawing a parallel between Babar Azam and Virat Kohli. Meanwhile, Babar Azam is resting at the top of the international cricket rankings.

Earlier, the leading batsman and Pakistani skipper Babar Azam posted an encouraging message for Indian cricketer Virat Kohli.

Read more: Virat Kohli responds to Babar Azam’s message of support

The former Indian skipper Virat Kohli has been under pressure over a continuous streak of bad performance. Kohli has been under immense criticism from his fans in India to break the ongoing bout of poor performance. Virat Kohli was the skipper of the Indian cricket team during the last T20 Cricket World Cup. Pakistan convincingly defeated India in the match, plunging the Indian fans into disbelief.

Both Babar Azam and Virat Kohli had exchanged pleasantries following the match. Pictures of them hugging and shaking hands grabbed the attention of international sports media.


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