Market Desk (sports): Babar Azam hit 5 sixes and 11 fours off 66 deliveries and put on unbeaten 203 run opening partnership with Mohammad Rizwan on Thursday against England.
Besides scoring a century against England, Babar also set a new record. He has completed 8000 runs fastest (in 218 innings) in T20 career.
On the way to this run, the Pakistan captain surpassed the Indian Virat Kohli and took his place next to Chris Gayle, the famous ‘Universe Boss’ of West Indies.
Chris Gayle has set a record of 8000 runs in just 213 innings in T20. Babar Azam played 5 more innings than Chris Gayle to score this run. Former Indian captain Virat Kohli is in third place. He completed 8000 runs in 243 innings.
Australian captain Aaron Finch is 4th in the list with 8000 runs in 254 innings. His teammate David Warner is 5th with 8000 runs in 356 innings.
Kohli is behind Babar and Babar is just behind legendary West Indies Chris Gayle, who is the quickest batter to 8000 runs in the history of T20I. He had amassed 8,000 runs in just 213 innings.
By Lisanur Rasul