new Delhi: India’s star batsmen Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli have scored runs all over the world, but now a Pakistani batsman has dominated the world of cricket. He has made a new record in his name. Pakistan captain and star batsman Babar Azam made a special record by scoring a brilliant half-century in the first ODI against Australia on Tuesday, March 29. Azam played an innings of 57 runs in 72 balls with the help of six fours. Along with this, he also completed his 4000 runs in ODIs.
This new batsman now shadows the world of cricket
Babar Azam has become the second fastest player to reach the 4000-run mark in ODIs. He has achieved this feat in just 82 innings. In this case, former South African batsman Hashim Amla is in the first place, who completed 4000 ODI runs in 81 innings. However, Babar left behind Sir Vivian Richards (88 innings), Joe Root (91 innings) and Virat Kohli (93 innings) in this matter. Babar has become the fastest Asian batsman to reach this figure.
Left behind Rohit Sharma-Virat Kohli
Earlier, the record for the fastest Pakistan to complete 4000 ODI runs was in the name of Mohammad Yusuf, who played 110 innings for it. Babar may have made a special record in his name, but he had to face a crushing defeat by 88 runs. Batting first, Australia scored 313 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in 50 overs on the basis of Travis Head’s century. In response, Pakistan’s team was all out for 225 runs in 45.2 overs. Apart from Babar, opener Imam-ul-Haq scored a brilliant century for Pakistan.
Fastest player to complete 4000 runs in ODIs
Hashim Amla – 81 innings
Babar Azam – 82 innings
Sir Vivian Richards – 88 innings
Joe Root – 91 innings
Virat Kohli – 93 innings