‘He Only Scored Against Zimbabwe’: Twitter On Fireplace As Babar Azam Dislodges Kohli From ODI Prime Spot After 3 Years

ICC ODI Rankings: Courtesy of a very good ODI sequence in South Africa and in addition some constant performances over the previous couple of months, Babar Azam has snatched away the primary batsman’s place from Virat Kohli. Babar Azam has 865 factors as in opposition to 857 by Virat Kohli. Virat Kohli was within the high place for 1258 days. The 26-year outdated Babar Azam is the primary Pakistani to be the no. 1 ODI batsman since 2003 when Mohammed Yousuf occupied the highest spot. General, he’s solely the fourth Pakistani to take action after Zaheer Abbas, Javed Miandad and Mohammed Yousuf.

Babar Azam made his debut for Pakistan in 2015. In 80 ODI matches he has 3808 runs together with 13 tons of at a median of 56.83. Sure, 56.83! That is the third-highest ODI common ever. His first hundred got here in opposition to West Indies in 2016. Since then, he has been relentless. Babar Azam comes from Lahore and began his cricket from the streets. He was a tape ball participant earlier than getting into the realms {of professional} cricket. He represented Pakistan U-19 on the age of 15 and was fairly profitable at it as nicely. Within the 2009 U-19 World Cup, he scored 298 runs at a median of 59.60.

Nonetheless 26 and already the captain of Pakistan, Babar Azam is some superb years forward.

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Nevertheless, Twitteratis from India in addition to Pakistan noticed a humorous facet to the story. Take a look at a number of the hilarious tweets from each side of the border.

Babar Azam will probably be enjoying within the 3rd T20I between South Africa and Pakistan at Supersport Park, Centurion on 14 April, 2021 at 6 pm IST.

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