Babar Azam’s performance in T20 World Cup was poor
Pakistan captain scored 8th century of Test career
New Delhi. Babar Azam could not perform anything special in the T20 World Cup. Although the team definitely reached the finals. But the captain of Pakistan has indicated his return by scoring a century in the first test (PAK vs ENG). Till the third day of the match, Pakistan has scored 411 runs for 3 wickets in the first innings. England has scored a huge score of 657 runs in the first innings. In such a situation, Pakistan’s team is still behind by 246 runs. Babar Azam is playing after scoring 106 runs off 132 balls. This is his 8th century in Test career.
On Saturday, the third day of the match, Pakistan started playing ahead of 181 runs without a wicket in the first innings. Opener batsman Abdullah Shafiq scored 114 and Imam-ul-Haq scored 121 runs. After this Babar Azam hit a century. At the same time, 4 batsmen played century innings from England. That is, even 3 days have not been completed in the test and 7 centuries have already been scored. With this, Babar has made another record in his name.
7th century of the year
This is the 7th century of Babar Azam in 2022 in international cricket i.e. all three formats Test, ODI and T20. No one has been able to score more centuries than him this year. Indian captain Rohit Sharma has not been able to score even a single century. Whereas Virat Kohli has scored a century. That is, Babar is far ahead of both the Indian veterans in terms of centuries. Johnny Bairstow of England is at number two with 6 centuries. On the other hand, Imam-ul-Haq and Joe Root have scored 5-5 centuries while Usman Khawaja has 4 centuries.
Babar Azam has so far scored around 2200 runs with the help of 7 centuries and 14 half-centuries. On the other hand, Rohit Sharma has scored 917 runs in 37 matches this year. His highest score is 76 not out. Whereas Virat Kohli has scored 1176 runs in 32 matches. Has hit a century and 11 half-centuries.
FIRST PUBLISHED : December 03, 2022, 16:05 IST