Hussain reveals what makes Azam an elite batsman like Kohli, Root and Williamson

Nasser Hussain believes Babar Azam is an elite batsman like Virat Kohli, Kane Williamson and Joe Root as he is capable of scoring runs in quick time without taking risks Pakistan World Cup cricket

Nasser Hussain: “Some guys you will bowl a good ball to and they just get a single. Then you look up at the scoreboard and they are 40 off 40 balls without even taking a risk”

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Former England captain Nasser Hussain believes Pakistan batsman Babar Azam is an elite player like India skipper Virat Kohli, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson and England batsman Joe Root.

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2019 World Cup 1st Match: Stokes’ all-round performance helps England start with a bang

Ben Stokes 89, two wickets and superb catch England South Africa World Cup 1st Match The Oval cricket

Ben Stokes made his presence felt with the bat and ball, and in the field as well

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England all-rounder Ben Stokes did it all as he smashed a brilliant 89, took two wickets and grabbed a superb catch en route to leading his side to a 104-run win over South Africa in the opening game of the World Cup.

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Root: Strong World Cup campaign can get England ready for the Ashes

Joe Root hoping England have successful World Cup campaign as it will help them prepare for the Ashes series England cricket

Joe Root: “Hopefully we’ll be on a flier after a brilliant World Cup. Ultimately when those Test matches come round, we know we’re going to have to be absolutely ready for them”

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England Test captain Joe Root has noted that his side could excel in the Ashes series against Australia if they have a successful World Cup campaign.

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West Indies vs England 1st ODI: Roy, Root star as England complete highest run chase in ODIs

Jason Roy 123 West Indies England 1st ODI Barbados cricket

Jason Roy celebrates after bringing up his seventh ODI hundred

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England opener Jason Roy and captain Joe Root scored 123 and 102 respectively to lead their side to a six-wicket win over the West Indies in the first ODI in Barbados.

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