Legendary Australia skipper Ricky Ponting has warned the hosts earlier than their upcoming Take a look at series againstPakistanstarting up Thursday. The two teams are scheduled to play two Checks at Gabba and Adelaide respectively with Pakistan making an are attempting to avenge their T20I series defeat at the hands of Australia. For that to happen, Babar Azam will must be at the tip of his sport and Ponting has acknowledged that the suitable-hander is the cricketer he is eagerly waiting to understand within the upcoming series.
Despite being the vivid massive name for Pakistan in white-ball cricket, Babar hasn’t been in a plan to replicate that originate within the longest structure. In 21 Checks, the 25-yr-worn has scored loyal one century and 11 fifties and Ponting has warned the hosts that his most entertaining is yet to reach support.
“We haven’t considered the genuine of him yet,” Ponting told cricket.com.au. “Twenty-habitual Checks for a median of 35 – he’s better than that. He averages 54 in a single-day cricket at a strike-payment of about 90. He’s a extremely, very classy participant.
“ He’s a terribly thrilling skill and maybe the guy I’m making an are attempting ahead to seeing the most this summer time. I’ve considered the Aussies a lot and I’ve considered moderately a few the Kiwis, but I’m undoubtedly wrathful to gape him. He also might be the rest,” Ponting added.
Before the first Take a look at against Australia, Babar issued a warning to the hosts by slamming a masterful 157 in a custom sport. The genuine-hander changed into as soon as in curious originate within the not too long ago-concluded T20I series against Australia, the attach he slammed couple of fifties but changed into as soon as unable to ruin his team from going down 2-0 (the first match changed into as soon as abandoned as a consequence of rain).