The first match of the three-match ODI series is being played between Pakistan and Australia at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. During this match, Babar Azam, the captain of the Pakistan team, achieved an amazing feat. He became the first Asian player to score the fastest 4000 runs in One Day International cricket. He left behind Virat Kohli in this matter. Apart from this, he has become the fastest batsman to score 4000 One Day International runs for Pakistan.
As soon as Pakistani batsman Babar Azam completed his 15th run in the first ODI against Australia, he became the 4th Hazari in One Day International cricket. He became the second batsman in the world to score 4000 runs in the shortest innings in One Day International cricket. Babar Azam achieved this feat in the 82nd innings, while the world record for the fastest 4000 runs in One Day International cricket is in the name of former South African team opener Hashim Amla.
Babar Azam has also broken the record of former Indian team captain Virat Kohli. Virat Kohli was the fastest batsman to score 4000 ODI runs in Asia so far. Virat Kohli achieved this feat in 93 innings. At the same time, Babar has succeeded in achieving this position by playing 9 innings less than him. Till the time of writing the news, he has managed to complete his 18th fifty in One Day International cricket with the help of 5 fours in 66 balls.