Babar Azam, Pakistani Cricketer, Sachin Tendulkar, Babar Azam Crosses Sachin

According to ICC Babar Azam crosses Sachin in ranking and is now 15th in One Day International rankings.

Babar Azam, Pakistan’s rising star, proceeded with his solid performance in the One Day International where Babar and his team performed a notable series triumph while going against Australia. Babar has been named Player of the ODI Series because he completed the series as one of the most elevated run-scorers with 276 runs and was praised for his exceptional performance. The ODI hitter expanded his lead at the highest point of the ICC ODI player rankings and accomplished his career-high rating because of his record-breaking endeavors. His performances helped him garner player of the series award. 

Most importantly, he outperformed Sachin Tendulkar in all-time International Cricket Council (ICC) ODI batting ratings. Tendulkar’s most noteworthy rating point was 887 during his career; now Babar has left him behind with his 891 ratings. Babar is fifteenth in the all-time rankings presently. The person that leads the standings with 935 rating points is West Indian hitte Sir Vivian Richards. India’s top hitter Virat Kohli is in 6th spot with rating points of 911. Aside from Kohli, the only modern-era players in the best ten are South African hitters AB de Villiers and Hashim Amla who are positioned ninth and tenth.

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Babar Azam Ranked as Number One T20I Batsman

Babar is the captain of Karachi Kings. He also leads Central Punjab domestically. Aside from his achievements in ODI rankings he also became the number one T20I batsman in November 2021. The favourite player has broken the record of most fifties (4) and runs (303) in a T20 World Cup.

 In March 2022, Australia visited Pakistan following 24 years, in the subsequent test match of the series, and scored 196 runs breaking the record of most runs by a captain in the fourth innings of a test. In just 3 years of playing cricket, Babar Azam laid down a good foundation for himself. He is the best of the best.

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