Babar Azam and Virat Kohli have been two the best batmen in the world during the past couple of years in the debate on social media. Following Babar Azam in the ODI rankings over Kohli, a debate was once again sparked by fans from neighbouring countries in defence of their respective capitans.
SENA countries are considered as some of the hardest opponents and some of the hardest countries to battle in, with batsman performing against these teams in their home conditions assessing a true test of ability. The countries of SENA are also considered as some of the harder.
Kohli is regarded as one of the best players in the world in the shortest format. His record is impeccable in his own circumstances, however, it leaves SENA countries in particular in challenging conditions.
While Pakistani fans claim Babar is the best player because he is higher than Kohli in ODI and T20I, Indian fans claim that Babar has reached the ranking by scoring weaker teams and a poor record on international cricket players.
Let’s have a look at the performances of Babar and Kohli in T20Is in SENA countries:
Let’s break down the performances in each of the countries: