Virat Kohli and Babar Azam must be the most compared against cricketers by both India and Pakistan cricket fans. Even though India and Pakistan cricket teams play against each other only in ICC tournaments, mainly for two or three games in a year, the comparisons never die.

You can check this blog for technical and overall stats comparison between these two modern-day greats.

This article will discuss and compare the current year’s batting performances of Virat Kohli and Babar Azam.

Virat Kohli in 2022

TOTAL (Intl Only)13484138.5185.102/11122*

Babar Azam in 2022


So who’s better? Virat Kohli or Babar Azam in 2022?

It is evident from the above table that the Indian star has been struggling to find his peak form for the last few months, which is reflected clearly in his stats table. You can see his year-by-year progression of runs to understand why he is undergoing a bad phase in terms of run scoring.

On the other hand, Babar Azam has been phenomenal throughout the year in all three forms of the game. He is already topping the chart of most runs scored in the year in all three formats of the game combined.

Especially in the traditional formats, Babar is at his best, with his highest Test score of 196 coming this year in Karachi.

It is only in T20s that Virat has been slightly ahead of his Asian counterpart by averaging in the 30s.

Regarding batting milestones, Babar has scored 5 centuries, whereas Virat hasn’t scored a century in the last three years.

Also Read: Virat vs Rohit in 2022

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