ENGLAND: Babar Azam Pakistan’s T20 captain became the joint-fastest batsman to reach 1500 T20I runs.
Presently, Babar holds an extraordinary record in the ICC batting rankings, by being the only batsman who occupies a place in the top-five spots of all three formats.
The 25-year achieved this record in his 39th innings at against England at the Old Trafford, on Sunday,
With this Babar now shares this feat with Australia’s Aaron Finch and India’s Virat Kohli who reached the 1500 runs milestone in the same number of innings.
The prolific batsman and present T20I captain having played for Pakistan since 2015, stats in brief are:
- – Tests: Played 29, Runs 2045, Average 45.4
- – ODI’s: Played 74, Runs 3359, Average 54.2
- – T20I: Played 39, Runs 1527, Average 50.7