Babar Azam Becomes Joint-Fastest to 3,000 T20I Runs

0
Babar Azam Moves Up in T20I Rankings After Century Against England

Babar Azam reached 3,000 T20I runs during the sixth game against England and became the joint-fastest player to reach that milestone. The star player required 81 innings to achieve the mark that is exactly similar to the number of runs that Virat Kohli.

When batting with England in the Gaddafi Stadium, captain Babar Azam added another half-century to his total. He was able to reach the 3,000-run mark within the shorter form of T20I. Babar Azam became the fifth batsman to reach the milestone in T20I cricket to hit the milestone, following Virat Kohli Martin Guptil, Rohit Sharma as well as Paul Stirling.

Also Read: Rizwan Sets New Record for Most Runs in Bilateral T20I Series

Here’s a list of batters who scored 3,000 runs in the T20I format:

PlayerCountryInnings
Babar AzamPakistan81
Virat KohliIndia81
Martin GuptilNew Zealand101
Rohit SharmaIndia108
Paul StirlingIreland113

The Pakistan captain was also the sole player to have scored 3000 T20I runs in just six seasons of play. Other batters required more than 10 years to accomplish this feat.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here