Babar Azam To Break Virat Kohli Record:
Babar Azam needs 97 runs in the next two innings to become the fastest T20I batsman to 3000 runs, the record is held by Virat Kohli who reached the milestone in 81 innings.
The ongoing home series between England and Pakistan of Seven T20 internationals might give Babar a chance to break another record of Virat Kohli as upcoming matches are in Karachi and Lahore pitches, where Babar is quite familiar to the conditions and previously scored heavily here too.
England is currently leading the 7 match series by 2-1 with fourth T20i to be played tomorrow at National Stadium Karachi.
Below is the list of Batters who made 3,000 T20 International Runs:
|V Kohli (INDIA)||12-Jun-10||87||81|
|MJ Guptill (NZ)||15-Feb-09||105||101|
|RG Sharma (INDIA)||19-Sep-07||116||108|
|PR Stirling (IRE)||15-Jun-09||114||113|
Babar Azam T20 International Stats:
|Babar Azam (Pakistan)||07-Sep-16||83||78|
Babar Azam is currently standing on 2,903 runs in 78 innings, Supposedly he require only 97 Runs in next 2 matches against England to put another T20i record under his belt.
If Babar Azam achieve this milestone, he will be the only Pakistani to do so and join the record of Indian greats like Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma with New Zealand’s Martin Guptill and Ireland’s Paul Stirling.