PAK vs WI 1st ODI: Pakistan thrashed West Indies by 5 wickets in the first T20I to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. Captain Babar Azam played an important role behind this victory of the host team. Batting first, West Indies had put up a mammoth score of 305 runs in front of Pakistan. Chasing the target, Babar Azam scored the 17th century of his ODI career and led the team to victory. After the match, when Babar was called for the man of the match, he demanded his award to fellow player Khushdil Shah. Khushdil played a stormy innings of 41 runs in 23 balls at a strikerate of 178.26.
This generosity of Babar Azam won everyone’s heart and everyone is praising the Pakistani captain. Let us tell you, Babar Azam scored 103 runs in 107 balls with the help of 9 fours.
Babar broke another record of Kohli on the basis of this century
Babar Azam has completed 1000 runs in ODI cricket on the basis of this century against West Indies and he has become the fastest batsman to do so. Babar touched the 1000 runs mark in ODI cricket in just 13 innings as a captain. Earlier this record was in the name of Virat Kohli who scored 1000 runs in 17 innings.
With this, Babar Azam, creating history, has scored a hat-trick of centuries for the second time in ODI cricket. This is Babar’s third consecutive century in ODI cricket. Before the West Indies, the Pakistan captain had scored back to back centuries against Australia. At the same time, he had scored a hat-trick of centuries in 2016 when he scored three back to back 100-plus runs against the Caribbean team.