Babar Azam ODI Ranking and Records

Babar Azam ODI Ranking and Records

Babar Azam Record and Ranking:

Babar Azam added his name to cricket history by becoming the 8th player in world to score three consecutive centuries in ODI cricket. Babar Azam is also the third batsman to score 3 consecutive one day international hundreds for Pakistan. Babar Azam was Player of the match in all three ODI matches and he is player of the series as well. Babar Azam will turn 22 next week, he is top order batsman for Pakistan and can also do part time off-break bowling. Babar Azam is from cricket background, for those who don't know yet; Babar Azam is cousin of Kamran Akmal, Umar Akmal and Adnan Akmal. However, Azam is less aggressive than his cousin but his technique is solid than them. 

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Babar Azam Records:

Babar Azam achieved a record of scoring most runs by any player in ODI series of 3 matches. Babar scored 360 runs in 3 ODI, De Kock has scored 342 runs and Martin Guptill 330 runs. De Kock, South African wicket keeper batsman scored century in each match of ODI series, Babar Azam is the second batsman to do so with more runs than Quinton de Kock. Nasir Jamshed played 21 matches to score his first 3 ODI hundreds, it was the quickest for a Pakistani batsman. Babar Azam broke that record and he has scored 3 one day international hundreds in only 18 ODI matches. The record for most runs scored by a batman in ODI series of 3 matches is 411, Babar Azam is the 2nd highest runs scorer in ODI series of 3 matches by scoring 360 runs. Babar hold the record of scoring highest runs in Pakistan history in ODI series of three matches. A few more ODI matches with good runs will give Babar Azam more ODI records and will tremendously improve Babar Azam ODI ranking.

Azam Records To Break:

If Babar Azam score hundred in next ODI match then he will equal record of Kumar Sangakara of scoring four consecutive ODI centuries. Babar Azam has 886 runs from only 18 ODI matches, if Azam score 114 runs in next 2 ODI matches then he will become the quickest batsman to reach 1000 ODI runs in cricket history. 

Babar Azam Profile, Rank and Stats:

Babar Azam is a young gun for Pakistan at top of order, if he keeps working hard on his batting then Pakistan struggle to find consistent batsman at top order would stop. Babar is an opener, he has opened innings in domestic and Under 19 tournaments. He was leading runs scorer in Under 19 world cup. Babar can bat one-down or as an opener. His solid batting technique allows him to face seam and pace bowling. Babar Azam ODI statistics as a batsman is marvelous. 

Azam has scored 886 runs in ODI from 18 matches with a batting average of 52.11 and at strike rate of 93.55. He has scored 3 ODI hundreds and 5 ODI fifties. Babar T20 record is even better than his ODI record. Babar Azam has scored 116 runs from 4 T20 matches with an average of 116 and strike rate of 128.88. Azam is ranked 66 in ICC T20 batsman ranking. Babar Azam is currently ranked at 73 in ICC ODI batsman ranking with 513 rating points. If he keeps playing good cricket in ODI then it won't be long that Babar Azam will make it to ICC Top 10 ODI batsman.

Based on Babar Azam recent ODI form, Pakistan has picked him for PAK v WI Test series 2016. It will be Babar Azam test debut if he plays in Pakistan first Day-Night test match against West Indies. Pakistan test squad also includes Mohammad Nawaz (all-rounder). View Pakistan test squad for test series against West Indies. Read more about young Pakistani batsman Babar Azam in PSL 2017.
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1 comments:

  1. I love him he is good player for pak if he always show his telent then he will become a good player in cricket

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