They like what they see, Kamran Akmal says Pakistan batsman is a fan favourite

Kamran Akmal said people like what they see when Pakistan captain Babar Azam is batting

Kamran Akmal: “People enjoyed watching him bat”

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People can’t get enough of Pakistan captain Babar Azam when he is batting since he is that entertaining to watch, veteran wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal said.

Many current and former players firmly believe that the 28-year-old is one of the elite batsmen in the world as he has made his presence felt in all three formats.

Most recently, Azam was in action in the three-Test series against England, where he scored 348 runs, which included a century and three fifties, at an average of 58.

Despite excelling with the bat, he was unable to stop his side from succumbing to a 3-0 whitewash.

“People enjoyed watching him bat,” Akmal was quoted as saying by Cricwick.

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Azam is now leading Pakistan in two Tests and three ODIs against New Zealand.

He scored 161 in the first Test, which ended as a draw. Azam’s knock came off 280 balls and included 15 boundaries and a six.

The second Test got underway on Monday in Karachi.

Pakistan Squad for New Zealand Test Series: Babar Azam (capt), Abdullah Shafique, Abrar Ahmed, Agha Salman, Hasan Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Kamran Ghulam, Mir Hamza, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Naseem Shah, Nauman Ali, Sajid Khan, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Saud Shakeel, Shahnawaz Dahani, Shan Masood and Zahid Mahmood

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