Pakistan captain Babar Azam continues to display his extraordinary form in International cricket. Number 1 ranked ODI batsman Babar has broken another batting record.
In the first test match between Sri Lanka & Pakistan at Galle, Babar Azam completed his 10k international runs and becomes the fastest Asian batsman to do so. Previously this record was on the name of Virat Kohli who took 232 innings to complete his 10k international runs while Babar Azam took 4 less innings less to accomplish this feat. He scored 10k runs in just 228 innings.
Fastest Asian batsman to score 10k international runs:
228 – Babar Azam*
232 – Virat Kohli
243 – Sunil Gavaskar
248 – Javed Miandad
253 – Sourav Ganguly
Overall Babar Azam is the 5th fastest to complete 10K runs:
206 – Sir Viv Richards
217 – Hashim Amla
220 – Brian Lars
222 – Joe Root
Besides, Sri Lanka after winning the toss scored 222 runs by the help of Dinesh Chandimal’s 76-run-knock. Pakistan did not have a good start, they lost their 5 wickets on the score of 73. Pakistan has scored 151 runs till now with the loss of 9 wickets. Lone warrior Babar Azam is currently batting on 58.