Babar Azam Equals Virat Kohli’s T20 International Record

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By Fayyaz Sidhu

Babar Azam equals virat kohli record in T20 format

In an electrifying match against Ireland, Pakistan’s cricket team captain, Babar Azam, etched his name in history by matching the record set by India’s legendary player, Virat Kohli, in T20 Internationals. Babar Azam’s remarkable innings saw him achieve his 38th fifty-plus score in his 108th T20 international innings, tying with Kohli’s record.

What’s even more impressive is Babar Azam’s ability to convert these solid starts into big scores. While Kohli managed to convert only one of his 38 fifties into a century, Babar Azam has demonstrated his prowess by turning his fifties into three-digit scores on three occasions.

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Babar Azam’s accomplishment extends beyond just T20 Internationals; he has also become the fourth player in the history of the game to achieve 100 fifty-plus scores in overall T20 matches. This places him in the esteemed company of cricketing giants like David Warner and Chris Gayle, who have scored 110 and 110 fifty-plus scores respectively in their T20 careers.

When it comes to converting fifties into centuries, Babar Azam stands out once again. With a total of 11 fifty-plus scores converted into triple digits, he has showcased his ability to capitalize on strong starts and translate them into match-winning performances. In comparison, Kohli has converted 9 fifties into hundreds, while David Warner has managed to do so 8 times.

Babar Azam’s achievement not only underscores his talent and consistency but also highlights his importance as a pivotal player in Pakistan’s cricketing landscape. As he continues to dazzle on the field, cricket fans eagerly anticipate witnessing more milestones and records being shattered by this prodigious talent.

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