New Delhi. Pakistan captain Babar Azam’s blast continues in T20. On Sunday, he made a world record in his name. He has become the fastest batsman to score 7000 runs in T20. Babar scored an unbeaten 59 in a match of the National T20 Cup and made this record in his name. 26-year-old Babar left behind Chris Gayle, 16 years older than him and Indian captain Virat Kohli. Babar Azam is in excellent form before the T20 World Cup. The World Cup matches are to start from October 17.
Babar Azam scored an unbeaten 59 off 49 balls while playing for Central Punjab in the National T20 Cup. Hit 5 fours and 2 sixes. Team beat Southern Punjab by 7 wickets. Babar touched the figure of 7 thousand runs in 187 innings. Earlier this world record was in the name of Chris Gayle. He did so in the shortest 192 innings. At the same time, Virat Kohli is at number three with 212 innings.
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Has played an innings of more than 50 runs 65 times
Talking about Babar Azam’s overall T0 career, he has scored 6 centuries and 59 half-centuries in 187 innings in 196 matches. That is, 65 times he has played an innings of more than 50 runs. Highest innings of 122 runs. Talking about his T20 International career, he has scored 2204 runs in 56 innings of 61 matches at an average of 47. He has scored one century and 20 half-centuries. He has scored centuries in all three formats of international cricket. The second Virat Kohli is so far away from a century in T20 Internationals.
30 players have scored more than 7 thousand runs
Talking about T20 cricket, so far 30 players have scored more than 7 thousand runs. Chris Gayle of West Indies is at the top with 14276 runs. 5 players have scored more than 10 thousand runs. Apart from Gayle, West Indies’ Kieran Pollard, Pakistan’s Shoaib Malik, Australia’s David Warner and Virat Kohli are included. Only 3 batsmen have been able to score more than 7 thousand runs from Pakistan. Apart from Babar and Malik, it includes Mohammad Hafeez. He has scored 7314 runs. Talking about India, 4 players have been able to do this. Apart from Kohli, it includes Rohit Sharma, Suresh Raina and Shikhar Dhawan.