Babar Azam Biography
Cousins like Kamran and Umar Akmal love cricket. At the age of 13, he started working at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. After that, Babar Azam gradually honed his cricketing talent and today he has become one of the batting pillars of Pakistan. He is compared to Indian batsman Kohli. He has already won the hearts of the spectators with his immaculately beautiful cricket gift. If Martin Crowe of New Zealand had been there, he might have dropped the theory of Fab Four and introduced the theory of Fab Five by including Babar Azam. Today’s article is about the biography of the very talented Babar Azam and the important timeline of his career.
◼ 25 October 1994
Babar Azam was born into a Punjabi Muslim family in Lahore, Pakistan.
◼ 31 May 2015
Babar Azam made his ODI debut for Pakistan in the third match of the Zimbabwe tour. In his debut match, Babar played an innings of 54 runs from 60 balls.
◼ 7 September 2018
Babar made his T20I debut in the Manchester series against England. He played an innings of 15 runs from 11 balls in his debut match.
◼ 30 September 2016
Babar scored his first ODI century against the West Indies in the middle ground. He scored 120 runs off 131 balls against the Caribbeans. Pakistan won the match and Babur was named Man of the Match for the first time.
◼ 7 October 2016
Babar scored a century in every three-match ODI series against the West Indies. He scored 360 runs in the series, setting a new record for most runs in a three-match series.
◼ 13 October 2016
Babar made his debut in the Day / Night Test against the West Indies in Dubai. In his debut match, Babar played brilliant innings of 69 runs.
◼ 17 September 2017
In recent days, Babar has been named Pakistan’s ODI Cricketer of the Year, for his outstanding performance. In One Day International cricket.
◼ 28 January 2018
Babar became the No.1 batsman in the ICC T20 rankings for the first time due to his consistent performance in the T20 format. Babar became the second Pakistani after Misbaul Haque.
◼ 3 April 2018
Babur was named Man of the Series for the first time in his T20I career due to his outstanding performance. In the three-match T20I series against the West Indies.
◼ 25 November 2018
Babur scored the first Test century of his career in the second Test against New Zealand. Babar reached this milestone by playing 215 balls.
◼ 2019 Cricket World Cup
Babar Azam got a place in Pakistan’s World Cup team in the 2019 World Cup.
He was in the XI in every match of Pakistan in the World Cup. Babar scored 474 runs at an average of 67.71 with the help of 1 century and 3 half-centuries in eight matches.
Babar was the highest run-scorer for Pakistan in that tournament.
◼ 30 September 2019
Babur completed 1000 runs in a calendar year as a result of scoring a century against Sri Lanka. He had to play only 19 innings to complete 1000 runs.
◼ October 2019
Babar Azam was selected as the captain of Pakistan in the T20 series against Australia. Babar got this responsibility for the first time.
◼ May 2020
Babar Azam has been named the new captain of the Pakistan team for the 2020-21 season, replacing regular captain Sarfaraz Ahmed.
◼ Pakistan Super League 2020
The Pakistan Super League held in 2020 was a gold mine for Babar Azam. Batting in 11 innings, he scored 473 runs at an average of 59.12. Although he had 5 fifty-run innings, he did not have a century.
His team became the Karachi Kings champions at the tournament, while Babur was named the tournament’s best player and the finalist.
◼ 13 April 2021
Babar Azam replaced Indian sensation, Virat Kohli, as the number one batsman in ODI cricket for the first time.
◼ 14 April 2021
Babar saw the first century in his T20 career. Babur played an innings of 122 off just 59 balls against South Africa at Centurion.
◼ 25 April 2021
Babur reached the 2,000-run milestone in the fastest time in a 52-run innings in the T20I match against Zimbabwe. Babur had to play 52 innings to reach this milestone. The previous record was held by Virat Kohli. He took 56 matches.
This very talented Pakistani batsman is in great form. The 26-year-old cricketer’s time has just begun. He has a lot more to give to his country and cricket. Hopefully, he won’t disappoint us.