Another Record Awaits Babar in Pakistan vs West Indies Series:
The 2nd ODI of the Pakistan vs West Indies series begins today at Multan Cricket Stadium. The Hosts Pakistan have already got 1-0 lead after defeating West Indies in the first ODI by 5 wickets. The star of the first ODI was Babar Azam who struck his 17th ODI hundred. Babar became the fastest batsman to score 1000 runs as captain in ODIs and also became the first batsman to score 3 consecutive centuries on two occasions in ODI Cricket.
Currently the Pakistani skipper has 9901 runs in International Cricket and he is well on his way to score 10000 International Runs. Not many from Pakistan have achieved this feat over the years. Only 10 cricketers from Pakistan have achieved this remarkable feat of scoring 10000 runs in International Cricket and Babar Azam is now on his way to become the 11th. The 10 great Pakistani Batsman who have scored 10000+ International Runs include; Inzamam-ul-Haq, Younis Khan, Mohammad Yousuf, Javed Miandad, Saleem Malik, Saeed Anwar, Shoaib Malik, Shahid Afridi, Mohammad Hafeez and Misbah-ul-Haq.
Babar at a young age could be joining this elite list of batsmen by the end of the home series against West Indies.