Ricky Ponting said that Babar Azam was the player he was most excited to see in the Australian summer.
Australia defeated Pakistan by seven wickets in Canberra to go 1-0 up in their three-match Twenty20 series.
Babar Azam said captains like Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson manage their own form very well along with bringing results to the team.
Pakistan will play three T20Is in Sydney (November 3), Canberra (November 5) and Perth (November 8). The two Tests will be in Brisbane (November 21-25) and Adelaide (November 29-December 03).
Sarfaraz Ahmed was sacked as Pakistan captain, with replacements being named for the Test and T20I squads, leading to widespread reaction from fans there.
Sarfaraz Ahmed has been sacked as Pakistan captain in Tests and T20Is, the country's cricket board announced on Friday.
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Babar Azam hit a fine century, while Usman Shinwari registered figures of 5-51 as Pakistan took a 1-0 lead in the 3-match ODI series.
Babar Azam scored 1,000 runs in 19 innings in 2019, reaching the landmark in two innings fewer than Javed Miandad in 1987
PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani is hopeful that the trio of Misbah-ul-Haq, Sarfaraz Ahmed and Babar Azam will do well for Pakistan.
Babar Azam was playing the T20 league for Somerset and Pakistan fans jammed the county website, which was streaming the matches, causing it to crash.
Babar Azam says Pakistan have the belief that they can win their remaining games to complete a dramatic turnaround to reach the World Cup semi-finals.
Sania Mirza is following the World Cup closely as she earlier criticised TV commercials in India and Pakistan ahead of their World Cup clash.
Pakistan reached their target off the first ball of their final over, finishing on 241/4.
Babar Azam took 11 innings more than South Africa's Hashim Amla but overtook West Indies great Viv Richards.
Kuldeep Yadav was instrumental in a high-octane contest and returned with figures of 2/32, leaving Pakistan at bay in the chase.
Babar Azam hit a quickfire 46 when Pakistan beat India by 180 runs in the 2017 Champions Trophy final.
Pakistan were beaten by minnows Afghanistan in the warm-up game, while the Windies showed intent by scoring over 400 runs in the warm-up game against New Zealand.
Babar Azam's century went in vain as Pakistan lost their first World Cup warm-up match to Afghanistan by three wickets in Bristol.