Prolific Pakistan batsman Babar Azam wants to achieve the “legend” status that Virat Kohli has acquired but concedes that despite the oft-repeated comparisons, he is still some time away from getting anywhere close to the Indian captain. The 24-year-old is a self-confessed fan of Kohli spoke about his aspiration to emulate the world’s No.1 Test and ODI batsman in an interview to PTI.“Look he (Kohli) has already achieved a lot. He is a legend in his country. Honestly there is no comparison with me right now but eventually I also want to get where he is today,” Azam said. “The media and people have drawn comparisons between me and Virat Kohli but I realise that I still need to get more runs in red ball cricket to be ranked among the top players. That is why in recent months I have been focusing a lot on getting consistent scores in Test matches,” he added.READ | ICC Test Rankings: Virat Kohli retains top spot, Marnus Labuschagne and Babar Azam make giant stridesBabar, who scored his second Test hundred in the last three game on Sunday at against Sri Lanka in Rawalpindi, said he wanted to be a… Read full this story
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