Mohammad Babar Azam is a Pakistani cricketer who plays for Pakistan in all three cricket formats. Known for his brilliant batting and extraordinary shots Azam has given a great surprise to his fans in 2019.
He has been ranked 5th among the ICC Top 100 ODI batsmen and is a favorite of Pakistani cricket fans.
Virat Kohli & Rohit Sharma of India being at No.1 & No.2, Ross Taylor of New Zealand at No.3 whereas Joe Root of England at No.4
Babar Azam has always been in the limelight because of his run scoring in International Cricket. Not very long ago brecorder gave ut the following statement.
“Babar Azam, who broke several One Day Internationals (ODI) records, has achieved another feat in his fresh career as he surpasses modern batting greats Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers boosting the second best average in 50-over cricket”.
Milestones (Courtesy: ESPN Cricinfo)
- Third joint-fastest in the world to reach 1,000 ODIs runs.
- Second joint-fastest in the world to reach 2,000 ODI runs.
- Fastest Pakistani and second fastest batsman in the world to reach 5th, 6th and 8th ODI hundreds.
- Fastest batsman in the world to reach 7th ODI hundred (33 innings).
- Second youngest cricketer to score three consecutive ODI hundreds.
- Only batsman in ODI history to score 5 consecutive centuries in one country.
- Most runs (1306) in first 25 ODIs innings by any batsman in the world.
- Fastest in the world to reach 1,000 T20I runs.
We would like to congratulate Babar Azam for ranking in Top 5 best Batsmen in the world. We wish him all the luck and success ahead of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 and hope that he will play his best knock to make Pakistan win ICCWC2019 trophy.