Sports Desk – Babar Azam is a renowned Pakistani cricketer who typically played for Pakistan cricket team under all three formats i.e. test, ODI and T20. He is the only batsman in the world to be in the top 5 of all three formats of cricket. Today we are going to tell you about Babar Azam – Career, Age, Height, Ranking, Wife and Biography.
Real Name – Babar Azam
Nickname – Azam
Date of Birth – 15 October 1994
Age – (as in 2020) 25 Years
Birth Place – Lahore, Pakistan
Profession – Pakistan (Batting)
Height – 5’ 11” (1.80 m)
Bowling Style – Off break
Batting Style – Right Handed
Nationality – Pakistan
School – Lahore, Pakistan
College – Not Known
Educational Qualifications – N/A
Father – Azam Siddique
Mother – Not Known
Marital Status – Unmarried
Wife – N/A
Girlfriend – N/A
Favourite Cricketer – AB de Villiers, Virat Kohli, Inzamam ul Haq
Test: vs West Indies at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Oct 13, 2016
ODI: vs Zimbabwe at Gaddafi Stadium, May 31, 2015
T20I: vs England at Emirates Old Trafford, Spe 07, 2016
- He is the second-fastest Pakistani batsman to reach 1000 runs in ODI cricket (21 innings).
- He is also the fastest Pakistani batsman to reach 2000 runs in ODI cricket (45 innings). He holds the record jointly with Zaheer Abbas and Kevin Pietersen.
- Azam is also the fastest Asian batsman to reach 3000 runs in ODI cricket (68 innings).
- He also holds the record to score the most runs in the first 25 innings of his career (1306 runs).
- Azam is the only cricketer to score 5 consecutive centuries in a single country (United Arab Emirates).
- Babar is the fastest batsman to score 7 ODI centuries (33 innings).
- He is also the fastest batsman to reach 1000 runs in T20 Internationals (26 innings).
- Babar Azam has also scored the most runs for Pakistan in a single World Cup (474 runs in 2019 World Cup).
- He has been the top ODI scorer for Pakistan in 2016, 2017 and 2019.
- Babar Azam has also been the top Test scorer for Pakistan in 2018 and 2019.
- He is the only batsman in the world to be in the top 5 of all three formats of cricket.
Biography/Known Facts About Babar Azam
Babar Azam born on 15 October 1994 at Lahore in Punjab. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm off-break bowler. He plays as an opening batsman in his team. Today he is one of the most successful batsmen of Pakistan team.
First cousin to the Akmal brothers, Babar Azam began his cricket from a very young age and represented his country in the U15 World Championship followed by the U19 World Cups in 2010 and 2012.
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