The Australian quick bowler, Pat Cummins, named the Pakistan skipper, Babar Azam, as one of many hardest batsmen he has ever bowled to. Cummins, who’s the primary Take a look at bowler on the planet, mentioned that a number of gamers are robust to bowl to, however he at all times appears forwards to such challenges as they’re essentially the most rewarding.
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Cummins mentioned that nearly each prime nation has some prime batsmen, and he has loved bowling to them all through his profession.
“You speak about Joe Root and Ben Stokes from England. Then clearly, Pujara and Virat [Kohli] from India. You’ve got Kane Williamson and Babar Azam. In South Africa, there was AB de Villiers and Faf [du Plessis] is there. Each crew has a few guys who’re the prized wickets,” Cummins mentioned.
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Babar has been one in every of Pakistan’s most constant batsmen towards Australia, having scored 999 runs at a mean of 43.43 in 19 matches throughout all three codecs. Babar has additionally scored two centuries towards Australia, one in Take a look at and one in ODIs. Babar has confronted Cummins in solely six innings, getting out to him as soon as in his profession.
The 28-year previous pacer is an integral a part of a powerful bowling unit of Australia. Having made his worldwide debut ten years in the past, Cummins has gone onto play 34 Assessments, 69 ODIs, and 30 T20Is, choosing up 164, 111, and 37 wickets respectively.