Users of social media website Twitter have voted Pakistani player Babar Azam as the player they would want in their team.
Pakistan’s T20I captain, in a poll conducted on SAMAA Sports’ Twitter account, received 69.30% of the total 766 votes.
Babar had a stellar 2019 as he played 36 fixtures and scored 2,082 runs at a staggering average of 57.83 and a strike rate of 90.20.
He was Pakistan’s highest run-getter in the Cricket World Cup with after scoring 474 runs from eight games at an average of 67.71 and a strike rate of 87.77. He scored a century and three fifties in the tournament as well.
Indian skipper Virat Kohli secured 19.1% of the votes while Australia’s Steven Smith came in third with 6.8%
Kane Williamson, who led New Zealand to their second successive Cricket World Cup final, got the least number of votes with 4.8%.