Babar Azam made 52 to assist Pakistan make 165 for 3 in opposition to Zimbabwe in third T20I.© AFP
Pakistan skipper Babar Azam on Sunday added one other feather to his illustrious cap as he turned the quickest batsman to achieve 2,000 runs in T20I format. Babar achieved the feat within the third and ultimate T20I in opposition to Zimbabwe on the Harare Sports activities Membership. The Pakistan skipper has taken 52 innings to attain 2000 T20I runs, 4 lower than India’s Virat Kohli who had taken 56 innings to achieve the landmark. Australian skipper Aaron Finch (62 innings) and former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum (66 innings) are at third and fourth spots, respectively.
Whereas Kohli remains to be main the charts of most runs in T20I cricket, Babar is at eleventh spot having scored 2035 runs within the shortest format of the sport. The Indian skipper has scored 3,159 T20I runs at a median of 52.65.
Earlier this week, Kohli remained agency on the fifth spot however Babar superior one place to achieve the second place within the ICC T20I participant rankings launched on Wednesday.
Babar’s superlative type had helped him exchange Kohli on the high of the lads’s ODI participant rankings final week and this week’s T20I replace noticed him make a powerful 47-point surge to overhaul Finch within the T20I rankings.