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Yet Another Test Cricket Milestone For Babar Azam

July 20, 2022 / By Zunair Tahir / Sport News

Babar Azam reached another another milestone by being the 19th Pakistani hitter to surpass 3,000 runs in a single Test. In the second innings of the first Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, Babar accomplished the feat.

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The 27-year-old is recognized as one of the best batters in the history of cricket, and his most recent accomplishments undoubtedly support this assertion. Babar scored 3,000 runs in in 73 Test innings, making him the sixth-fastest Pakistani hitter in history.

Javed Miandad, a former captain, and Mohammad Yousuf, a brilliant middle-order batsman, share the record for scoring 3,000 Test runs for Pakistan in the fewest number of innings (67).

For Pakistan, these are the fastest 3,000 Test runs:

Javed Miandad67
Mohammad Yousuf67
Saeed Anwar68
Younis Khan70
Majid Khan72
Babar Azam73
Asad Shafiq75
Hanif Mohammad76
Azhar Ali76

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Saeed Anwar, who scored 3,000 runs in in 68 innings, is third on the list. The next two players on the list, Younis Khan and Majid Khan, required 70 and 72 innings, respectively, to attain the milestone.

Babar, who is presently the world’s fourth-best Test batter, is in excellent form. He helped Pakistan escape a grave situation with a brilliant century in the first innings, and he is now closing in on a half-century as Pakistan attempts to chase down the mark.

The flashy batsman has an incredible Test cricket track record. In 73 innings, he has so far amassed 3,016 runs at an average of 47.87.


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