Can score 1000s of more runs, Rashid Latif on Pakistan batsman with so much time left in his career

Rashid Latif said Pakistan captain Babar Azam can score 1000s of more runs

Rashid Latif: “Some of these players such as Virat Kohli, Babar Azam, and Joe Root, these players can score 1000s of more runs [as] they have so much time”

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Former Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Rashid Latif has backed captain Babar Azam to score “1000s of more runs” since he still has so much time left in his international career.

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One of the world’s top-class players, Salman Butt on Pakistan cricketer who has achieved role model status

Salman Butt said Pakistan captain Babar Azam is one of the world's top-class players

Salman Butt: “The top-class players, (Joe) Root, Kohli, Babar (Azam), (Kane) Williamson need to stay in form as they are the [role] models. The aspiring cricketers look up to them”

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Former Pakistan batsman Salman Butt said captain Babar Azam is one of the world’s “top-class players”.

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Welcome to the club champ, Pakistan legend Younis Khan on remarkable player

Younis Khan told Joe Root welcome to the club champ and called him a remarkable player

Younis Khan: “A remarkable achievement from a remarkable player. To achieve such a huge milestone in such [a] short time and young age is truly astonishing. Welcome to the club, champ”

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Legendary Pakistan batsman Younis Khan called England star Joe Root a “remarkable player” as he welcomed him to the 10,000-run club.

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Fighting for number one, Darren Gough on Pakistan player taking the world by storm

Darren Gough said Pakistan captain Babar Azam is fighting for number one

Darren Gough: “When you talk about the best players in the world, you look at Kane Williamson, Virat Kohli, Joe Root, Babar Azam and those are the four batters you look at. [They] are the best players in the world and they are all fighting for the number one slot”

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Former England fast bowler Darren Gough said Pakistan captain Babar Azam is “fighting for the number one slot” right now.

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Joe Root went through similar rough patch as him, Pakistan great Misbah-ul-Haq on world-class player

Misbah-ul-Haq said Joe Root went through a similar rough patch as Virat Kohli

Misbah-ul-Haq: “Root had a similar patch as well, when he didn’t score much but when he started, he scored so many runs in Test cricket that he was about to break records”

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Pakistan great Misbah-ul-Haq said India batsman Virat Kohli shouldn’t be overly concerned about his rough patch as England Test captain Joe Root went through a similar experience before regaining his form.

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Done something Joe Root hasn’t, Ricky Ponting on Pakistan batsman ticking all the boxes

Ricky Ponting said Babar Azam has done something Joe Root hasn't

Ricky Ponting: “The thing I always look for with these younger type of batters is if they can play well off the back foot in Australia”

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Iconic Australia captain Ricky Ponting pointed out that Pakistan skipper Babar Azam has done something that England leader Joe Root hasn’t.

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Unfair to compare him to Kohli, Smith or Root, Shami on Pakistan player who should be judged in a few years

Mohammed Shami said it is unfair to compare Pakistan captain Babar Azam to Virat Kohli, Steve Smith or Joe Root

Mohammed Shami: “To compare him with the likes of Steve Smith, Joe Root or Virat Kohli will be unfair on him. I would say let him play for that many years and then maybe we can judge”

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India speedster Mohammed Shami said it is unfair to compare Pakistan captain Babar Azam to players like India batsman Virat Kohli, Australia superstar Steve Smith and England captain Joe Root.

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