Southampton: Pakistan middle-order batsman Babar Azam scored an unbeaten 63 in the second innings of the third Test against England. Thanks to this innings, he not only saved Pakistan from a certain defeat, but he also completed his 2000 runs in Test cricket. Let us know that Babar Azam, who made his debut in 2016, is only 25 years old at the moment and he is batting brilliantly.
Became the second Pakistani cricketer
Babar made his 2000 runs in the 53rd innings of 29 Tests at an impressive average of 45.44. He has scored five centuries and 15 half-centuries during this period. Babar Azam is second in terms of scoring 2000 runs based on the fewest tests. Javed Miandad has reached this figure only by playing fewer tests than him. He had completed 2000 runs in 24 Tests. However, on the basis of innings, Babar Azam is the 10th batsman to score 2000 Test runs in the lowest innings by Pakistan.
Azam is ahead of Kohli
As far as completing 2000 runs is concerned, Babar Azam is ahead of Virat Kohli. Kohli touched the figure in the 30th Test of his career. While Babar achieved this feat only by playing a Test less than him. Apart from this, Babar Azam is currently the only batsman who is in the top-5 of the ICC’s ranking of all three formats. He has five in the Test rankings.
Source: Patrika : India's Leading Hindi News Portal by www.patrika.com.
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