New Delhi: Pakistan captain Babar Azam is setting new records all the time. The stormy batsmen may be lagging behind in the ICC rankings, but they have been moving ahead in their careers. Babar has made cricket lovers all over the world with his brilliant batting.
On Thursday, against England, he registered a new record in his name. Babar Azam completed 8 thousand runs in T20 career on Thursday. He did this feat in the 218th century. With this, he became the fastest player after Chris Gayle to complete 8000 runs in T20.
8️⃣0️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ T20 runs ✅
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) September 22, 2022
Chris Gayle did wonders in 213 innings
West Indies legend Chris Gayle set this record in 213 innings. Babur took 5 innings more than him. At the third place is former India captain Virat Kohli. He became the fastest Indian to score 8,000 runs during his innings of 84 runs against KKR in the 2019 IPL.
Kohli had overtaken Suresh Raina in his 243rd innings. In this case, Australia captain Aaron Finch has reached fourth place with 254 innings. While David Warner is in fifth place. He had scored 8 thousand runs in 256 innings.
Talking about the second T20 match, England, batting first, scored 199 runs and gave a target of 200 runs to Pakistan. In response, both Pakistan openers Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan batted brilliantly and took the team’s score beyond 100 runs in the 12th over without losing a wicket. Pakistan’s team seems to be performing better after a crushing defeat in the first match.