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Australia spinner Adam Zampa said Pakistan captain Babar Azam has “got an excellent tempo for ODI cricket”.
Azam is the top-ranked ODI batsman in the world and has scored 4,261 runs in 86 ODIs, which includes 16 centuries and 18 fifties, at an average of 59.18.
In the recent series against Australia, he amassed 276 runs in three ODIs, which included two hundreds and a half-century, at an average of 138.
“It’s obviously a huge challenge, (Babar Azam) has got an excellent tempo for ODI cricket,” Zampa was quoted as saying by Cricket Pakistan.
Pakistan also played a three-Test series and a one-off T20 International in their historic home series against Australia, which marked the first time the Baggy Greens toured the country in 24 years.
Azam was on fire in the Test series as well as he accumulated 390 runs, which included a career-best knock of 196, at an average of 78.
As for the one-off T20 International, he walloped 66 runs off 46 balls, which included six boundaries and two sixes.