The International Cricket Council (ICC)’s number one ranked Test bowler in the world, Pat Cummins has appreciated Pakistan cricket team captain Babar Azam among the world’s toughest batsmen he has come across.
The renowned Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins made his debut in the international circuit in 2011. He has been featured in 34 Test matches scalping 164 wickets at an impressive economy rate of 2.74 and an average of 21.6.
The Sydney-born test bowler also has 111 and 37 wickets to his name from 69 One Day Internationals and 30 T20 Internationals respectively at an economy rate of 5.25 and 6.93.
During a question-answer session on his YouTube channel, the 28-year-old mentioned names of a few batsmen who he enjoyed bowling to, around the world. His list featured names such as Joe Root, Virat Kohli, Babar Azam, AB de Villiers, and Kane Williamson.
The vice-captain of the Australian cricket team also remarked that such players are the best players in the world because they have no weakness that can pull them back.
“These are the best in the world and are the obvious ones as they don’t have any weaknesses. Each team has a couple of batters that are toughest to bowl to, but you want to face those challenges as it is most rewarding.”Cummins explained.
He further mentioned the players from India, England, New Zealand, and South Africa as they are hard to bowl to.
In the recently released new ranking of ODI batsmen, the number 1 position is bagged by the Pakistani skipper.