In Thursday’s T20 World Cup semifinal match between Pakistan and Australia, Pakistan skipper Babar Azam engraved his identify within the historical past books by changing into the quickest batsman to attain 2500 runs in T20Is. He beat Virat Kohli’s report who took 68 innings to achieve the landmark whereas Azam did it in 62 innings.
Azam, who scored 39 in 34 balls, additionally registered probably the most variety of runs in a maiden T20 world cup with 303 which makes him the primary batsman to attain 300 runs within the T20 World Cup 2021. He overtakes England’s Jos Buttler within the standings to turn into to highest run-scorer on this version of the T20 World Cup.
Including one other feather to spherical off his T20 World Cup cap, Azam can be the participant to have probably the most variety of fours within the T20 World Cup 2021.
Pakistan is a staff that’s breaking and creating information day by day on this World Cup and that was once more obvious when the Babar-Rizwan partnership crossed 400+ runs within the match which is a novelty in a T20 WC. Mohammad Rizwan additionally grew to become the primary participant to mixture 1000 runs in T20I in a calendar yr.
Earlier, Australia received an necessary toss and elected to discipline in opposition to unbeaten Pakistan on Thursday. Ten of the 11 video games at Dubai have been received by the staff chasing the goal due to dew.
Pakistan has stored religion in the identical XI which received all 5 of its group video games and stretched its unbeaten report in T20s within the United Arab Emirates to 16 video games since 2016.