Babar Azam drew level with Viv Richards, Kevin Pietersen, Jonathan Trott and Quinton de Kock in Fastest to 1000 ODI runs. He became the fifth batsman in the world to do so.
The 22year old From Lahore achieve the milestone in his 21st match vs Australia at Perth. Today, he smashed his first 6th Half Century and First one in Australia.
In ODI, He Scored 1037 runs with the average of 51.85. And so far he registered six half century and three century to his name with the best of 123 against West Indies in UAE.
In Test, He Scored 300 runs having the average of 27.27.
In T20, He Scored 116 runs with the average of 116.
Azam also surpassed de Kock’s record of most runs in a three-match bilateral series. He became the 2nd to score centuries in each match of a three-match ODI series. Babar Azam became the second cricketer to achieve this after South Africa’s Quinton De Kock achieved the feat against India in 2013-14.
Tweets of the Day:
— ICC (@ICC) January 19, 2017
PCB Congratulated Babar Azam:
OUT! Babar Azam (84) c Handscomb b Hazlewood. Pakistan: 222/5 (42.1 ov) For live updates:… https://t.co/QBzUI4xesD
— PCB Official (@TheRealPCB) January 19, 2017
— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) January 19, 2017