Babar Azam VS Sachin Tendulkar after 86 ODIs

Babar Azam VS Sachin Tendulkar after 86 ODIs

A comparison between India’s topmost ODI batter Sachin Tendulkar and Pakistan’s ultramodern- day star seems unjust as Babar Azam is just in the original phase of his career contrary to Sachin Tendulkar’s long direction to glory. Still, a comparison can be made between the two taking into account their first 86 ODI matches. Pakistani legend Babar Azam lately took over Indian batting legend, Sachin Tendulkar, in ICC ODI rankings. Babar Azam is presently at 15th position among the all- time great ODI batters while Sachin Tendulkar lies at the 16th position. Sachin Tendulkar was the topmost of his time and quietly remains as one of the most talented players the world cricket has ever dropped. On the other hand, Babar Azam has impacted the cricket association with his classic batting style, getting up to the top in no time.

Babar Azam

Babar Azam, who has currently finished a time as the top ranked ODI batter, is 86 matches into his fifty-over career. He has rocked the world with his extraordinary batting experience in a relatively short career. He first featured in an ODI in 2015 and has presently played 86 matches. After 86 matches, He smacked runs, double the runs Sachin Tendulkar had scored at this stage of his career.

Babar Azam is also ahead of the Indian legend in terms of average and strike rate. Pakistan captain has an outstanding normal of59.18 while his strike rate is90.29, aligning well with the ultramodern demands of fast-paced batting.

Bagging two successive centuries in the last two ODI matches against Australia, the star batter has now smashed 16 hundreds in the format, which is far ahead of Sachin Tendulkar’s 2 centuries at the same stage. Although it’s too untimely to say if Babar Azam continues the instigation, he holds bright chances of surpassing Sachin Tendulkar’s 49 tons in the coming many times. Also, the swish batter has recorded 18 fifties which is equal to Sachin’s record after 86 matches.

Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar’s magnific ODI career comprised 463 matches in which he amassed runs. Comprising44.83 in the 50-over game, the Indian legend smashed 49 of his 100 transnational centuries in this format. He also enjoyed a brilliant strike rate of86.23.

Taking a look at the early days of Sachin’s career, he made his debut in 1989 and pronounced 86th ODI appearance in 1994. In this period, he’d scored runs with an normal of33.63 and a strike rate of78.93 including two centuries to his name while he’d also recorded 18 fifties.

As the stats show, Sachin Tendulkar had a moderate launch to his career despite showing brilliance, but it was his class, viscosity and life that helped him end up among the greats of the game.

Comparison between Babar Azam and Sachin Tendulkar

Comparing the current stats of Babar Azam with that of Sachin Tendulkar in his original days, the Pakistan star seems to have a promising future. Since his 50-over stats feel superior than Sachin Tendulkar’s at the moment, the key to glory for him lies in continuity.

Considering Babar Azam’s strong fashion and thickness, the star batter is bound to finish near Sachin Tendulkar’s position of greatness. Still, his form in forthcoming times holds a pivotal part in deciding the in the league where Babar Azam belongs.

                                    Babar Azam    Sachin Tendulkar

Matches                      86                    86

Runs                            4,261               2455

Average                      59.18               33.63

Strike Rate                  90.29               78.93

100s                             16                    2

50s                               18                    18

Highest Score             158                  115

Muhammad Asif

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