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Babar Azam Profile, Stats and Records

Babar Azam is the latest sensation of Pakistani cricket. Babar Azam has played for 7 years only and he is among the best in the world. Take a look here at his profile, stats and records.

Harsh Chopra
Last updated: 25.06.2022
Babar Azam Profile Stats and Records

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This is the first time that we are doing such an article about a current player who is at the prime of his career so obviously he will add to these stats for years to come. I just want to inform my readers that we will be Considering the stats of this great player till yesterday that is 13th June 2022. He has a lot of years left in his career as he is just in his late 20s. Let’s look at his Profile Stats and Records below.

Babar Azam is the latest sensation of Pakistani cricket and he has very quickly breached the Fab Four and made it a Fab Five of batting by his sheer extraordinary performances. Babar Azam is the batter that Pakistan were looking for and he has been leading this team for 2 years and captaincy has made him a better batter and a calmer person on the field. He has become a youth icon in Pakistan and a lot of youngsters want to play cricket and be like him

Babar Azam has played for 7 years only and he is among the best in the world and he is in the Top 10 of all the batters ICC rankings for all the 3 formats of the game and the number 1 ODI batter in the world. In Test cricket in no time he will catch up with Steve Smith, Joe Root, Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson. Let’s look at the Profile Stats and Records for Babar Azam till 13th June 2022.


Profile

Personal Information

The full name of Babar Azam is Mohammad Babar Azam and he was born on 15th October 1994 in Lahore , Pakistan. Since the time he was young he wanted to become a cricketer and his idols were Imran Khan, Zaheer Abbas and others and he has skill from the time he was young so he worked on his cricket and now he is leading Pakistan. Je is called Bobby by his teammates and friends. Other than being one of the Best batters he can also bowl right arm off breaks when needed.


International Information

This is the first time that an international information of a current cricketer is being done so Babar Azam has been playing cricket for Pakistan from 2015 till now and he will play for another 7-8 years easily so the stats he will have at the end of his career is crazy. He played his first test match on 13th October 2016 vs West Indies and he was test cap number 222 for Pakistan. He played his first ODI match against 31st May 2015 against Zimbabwe and he is still going on. He also made his T20I debut for Pakistan on 7th September 2016 vs England.


Career Stats

Competition 

Test

ODIs 

T20IS 

Matches 

40

87

74

Runs Scored 

2851

4441

2686

Batting average 

45.98

60.01

45.53

100s/50s

6/21

17/18

1/26

Top score 

196

158

122

Balls bowled 

54

0

0

Wickets 

2

0

0

Bowling average 

8.00

0

0

5 wickets in an innings 

0

0

0

10 wickets in a match 

0

0

0

Best bowling 

1/1

0

0

Catches 

26

40

34


Also Read | Top 5 players with best batting average in ODIs history 


Records and Achievements


> Third Fastest Pakistan batter to reach 1000 ODI runs- 21 innings

> Fastest Pakistan batter to reach 2000 ODI runs in ODIs – 45 innings

> Fastest Asian batter to reach 3000 ODI runs in ODI cricket – 68 innings

> Only player to score 5 consecutive centuries in a single country – United Arab Emirates

> Fastest to 7,13,14,15,16 and 17 ODI centuries in ODI cricket

> The only batter in history to score 3 consecutive centuries twice in his career is Babar Azam

> Top run scorer for Pakistan in ODIs in 2016,2017,2019,2021 and the top run scorer in test cricket for Pakistan in 2018 and 2019.

> The most consecutive 50+ scores in Men’s International cricket history- 9 50+ scores

> First Pakistan cricketer to win ICC ODI cricketer of the year award in 2021

> Fastest to reach 2000 and 2500 T20I runs in history

> In 2021 Babar Azam was named as the captain of the ICC Men’s ODI and T20I teams of the year.

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