Azam, who leads Pakistan in the limited-overs cricket, is currently ranked fifth in Tests, third in ODIs and second in T20Is.
Azam's remarks came as former India skipper Dhoni announced his retirement from international cricket, calling time on his 16-year-long career.
Pakistan are currently playing their first of the three-Test series against England in Manchester. At the end of a rain-affected Day 1, Pakistan were 139/2.
Azam is currently in England as Pakistan is getting to play three Tests and three T20Is against the Three Lions.
Babar, six years younger to Kohli, has a long way to go in getting close to Kohli's staggering numbers across formats.
The officer said that four civilians including a woman in Ratta Jabbar and Lewana Khaiter village were killed while another was injured.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) recently put forward few guidelines with respect to cricket getting back on its feet in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.
Last week, the star batsman took over the reins of Pakistan's white-ball cricket after being appointed as the ODI skipper.
There have been a lot of comparisons between Azam and Kohli, but the 25-year old on Monday said it is not right to compare the two.
While 31-year-old Kohli is widely rated as the current best batsmen in the world across formats, 25-year-old Babar has been hailed by commentators and experts.
Pakistan batsman Haider Ali was impressive in the Under 19 World Cup and was one of the stars in the PSL.
Azam moved two places up and attained the fifth spot after scoring 143 against Bangladesh in the one-off Test which Pakistan won by an innings and 44 runs in Rawalpindi.
Bangladesh again failed to put up a challenging total despite opener Tamim Iqbal's 53-ball 65, managing 136-6 in their 20 overs after winning the toss and batting for a second consecutive match.
Desperate to hold on to its numero uno status in T20 rankings, Pakistan has recalled Malik and Hafeez in the team for the three-match series against Bangladesh.
After party chief Arvind Kejriwal and senior party leader Manish Sisodia, all eyes will be on the Babarpur constituency when the results will be announced on February 11.