Babar Azam eyes yet another Virat Kohli record

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Babar Azam eyes yet another Virat Kohli record

The 27-year-old has 2 centuries of T20I cricket looking at another major feat that could open the way for the star batsman to beat Virat Kohli record in the most compact format of the game.

Pakistan’s captain in every format Babar Azam can rewrite history in the coming encounter between host and England on Wednesday at the Gaddafi stadium in Lahore.

The 27-year-old, who scored 2 centuries of T20I cricket aiming for another huge feat that could make it possible for him to beat Virat Kohli , who is playing in the most compact version of T20I cricket.

A former Indian captain Kohli is the fastest batsman to score 3,000 runs in the most compact form that the cricket game offers. Kohli was able to accomplish this feat in 81 innings playing for Team India.

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Former Indian skipper was the fastest batter to 3000 runs in England’s trip to India at the end of 2021. Today, Babar has a chance to beat Kohli’s record during the fifth T20I that will be played between Pakistan and England in Karachi.

The 27-year-old has scored 2,939 runs over an innings of 79 in 79 innings for his team, the Green Army. So, Babar needs to score at least 61 runs in the fifth T20I to challenge Kohli by achieving a new record-breaking achievement with T20I cricket.

Prior to that, Babar became the second-quickest batter to reach 8,000 T20 runs in this ongoing match that is played between Pakistan in the ICC Cricket World Cup between Pakistan and England.

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