ZIM vs PAK. Babar Azam has scored a century in T20 International. (AFP)
Babar Azam has made a new record in T20 cricket. He became the player to score 2 thousand runs in the lowest innings. He surpassed the record of Indian captain Virat Kohli in the third T20 match (ZIM vs PAK).
Before the start of the three-match series, Pakistan captain 26-year-old Babar Azam scored 1940 runs at an average of 49 in 49 innings of 51 matches of T20 International. Had hit a century and 17 half-centuries. In the first match of the series, he could score only 2 runs. Babar scored 41 runs in the second match. In this way, he scored 43 runs in two matches. In order to touch the figure of 2 thousand runs, he needed 17 runs in the last match. He is currently playing for 29 runs. But he broke Kohli’s record.
Kohli did this feat 4 innings ago
Babar Azam touched the figure of making 2 thousand in 52 innings. On the other hand, Virat Kohli did this in 56 innings. That is, Babur did this feat 4 innings before them. The record of scoring the fastest one thousand runs in T20 is in the name of David Malan of England. He did this in 24 innings. Babar Azam did this in 26 innings and Virat Kohli in 27 innings. That is, Babur has left Kohli behind even earlier. Recently, Babar has reached number-1 in the ODI rankings, leaving behind Kohli.Babur has scored 5 centuries in overall T20
Virat Kohli could not score a century in the International T20. Babar Azam on the other hand has scored a century. Talking about Babar’s overall T20 career before this match, he has scored 6252 runs in 170 innings of 176 matches at an average of 45. There are 5 centuries and 50 half-centuries. The strike rate is 128. The three-match series between Pakistan and Zimbabwe is still 1-1. The team that wins this match will also win the series.