Babar Azam remained unbeaten on 110 in the second T20
Mohammad Rizwan was also not out after scoring 88 runs.
Karachi. Babar Azam has left behind his poor form. In the second T20 against England (PAK vs ENG), he played an unbeaten century and gave Pakistan a big win by 10 wickets. In this way, the series of 7 matches has become level by 1-1. Babar’s bat was completely silent in the Asia Cup. Playing first in the match, England had scored a good score of 199 runs. But the pair of Babar and Mohammad Rizwan gave Pakistan victory by sharing an unbeaten 203 runs. The team achieved the target without a wicket in 19.3 overs. Babar remained unbeaten on 110 off 66 balls. Hit 11 fours and 5 sixes. At the same time, Rizwan was not out after scoring 88 runs off 51 balls. Hit 5 fours and 4 sixes. Babar Azam has made many big records in his name with the help of this innings. Let me tell you about it:
1. Babur Azam became the first batsman for Pakistan to score 2 centuries in T20 Internationals. Ahmed Shehzad and Mohammad Rizwan have scored a century each. Babar Azam holds the record for playing the highest innings of 122 runs.
2. Babur Azam also completed his 8000 runs in T20 cricket with this innings. In this case, he left behind Virat Kohli. Babar did this in 218 innings. Kohli did this in 243 innings. Chris Gayle managed to do so in the lowest 213 innings. Babar is overall second in this matter.
3. Babur He has become the player to score the most centuries as a captain in international cricket from Pakistan. He has 10 centuries in all three formats Test, ODI and T20. He left behind former veteran Inzamal-ul-Haq. Inzamam had scored 9 centuries.
4.as Babar has also made the record of scoring the most centuries in Asian player T20. He has scored 7 centuries so far. At the same time, Virat Kohli, KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma have scored 6-6 centuries.
5.T20 Babar Azam also holds the record for making the most 50+ scores as a captain in International. He has done this 18 times. At the same time, former India captain Virat Kohli did this 13 times.
6.200 No batsman has been able to score a century while chasing the target of more runs. Babar Azam has done this twice. Before England, in 2021 against South Africa, Babar played an innings of 122 runs to take Pakistan to the target of 205 runs.
FIRST PUBLISHED : September 23, 2022, 05:55 IST