Pakistan vs Australia: Babar Azam Overcomes Hashim Amla, Virat Kohli To Register New Record In ODI

Babar Azam set a new record in the second ODI against Australia.© AFP

Pakistan captain Babar Azam is breaking records in an ongoing series against Australia. In the first ODI, he was the second fastest hitter to record 4,000 ODI runs and in the second ODI, he scored a great century and as a result, he overtook modern day greats Hashim Amla and Virat Kohli to set another record. in format 50 more. In the second ODI, Babar scored 114 runs just 83 balls to help Pakistan chase 349 balls.

Babar’s knock was pinned with 11 crawls and six and due to this inning, the Pakistan captain has become the fastest batsman to register 15 ODI centuries. The 27-year-old brought the victory only in his 83rd half, which was 23 innings faster than Virat Kohli in third place.

Former South African Hashim Amla is second on the list as he has scored 15 centuries in 86 innings. David Warner and Shikhar Dhawan have recorded this achievement in 108 innings.

As a result of chasing 349 in the second ODI, Pakistan equalized in a three -match series and the decider will now be played on Saturday at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.


After chasing 349, Pakistan recorded their highest chase in ODI cricket. In addition to Babar, Imam-ul-Haq also recorded a ton in the second ODI and this was the second consecutive century the leftist against Australia.

Earlier, Pakistan lost in the Test series against Australia, but Babar brought a breakthrough in the second Test as he became the only Pakistani batsman to play more than 400 balls in the fourth and final half of the Test.

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