What former Pakistan headcoach Hayden says on comparison in Babar and Kohli?
Former Pakistani head coach Matthew Hayden expressed his expectations from Pakistan's captain Babar Azam in a crucial match against Sri Lanka in the 2023 Asia Cup. During a debate on Star Sports, Hayden was asked if he believed that Babar would perform against Sri Lanka, to which he expressed confidence in the Pakistani captain.
Hayden said, "Babar Azam is a champion cricketer; he keeps coming back because champions do that. When you think about Virat Kohli versus Babar Azam in terms of statistical comparison, Babar Azam is actually ahead."
Hayden further stated, "Babar is crucial to Pakistan's lineup, and I believe he can deliver in this match against Sri Lanka