Babar Azam The New Backbone of Pakistan Batting Line Up


Hey! Yes, you have come to the right place. I should have written about Babar Azam before but suddenly my father got died and I was unable to write for crickfocus. Babar Azam is one of the best batsmen of Pakistan cricket team right now. You might have seen Umar Akmal, Ahmed Shahzad who played with style for Pakistan cricket team but Babar Azam is different in style and batting performance. Babar Azam is playing great cricket even he is now a backbone of Pakistan batting line up. I am from the generation when Inzamam, Yousuf, Younis, Afridi played and were the main players of Pakistan. even I have seen Saeed Anwar playing and was witnessed the last match of him. But now I can say that Babar Azam has quality, style, techniques, passions, etc. he is playing such world-class cricket even some are comparing him with the master class player Virat Kohli. 

Babar Azam is a top-order batsman who is playing delightfully for his country nowadays. Even when he comes into bat we feel more confident about the scores. He was born in 1994 October 15th. His native place in Lahore, Punjab. Babar Azam has played for he lots of teams in leagues. If you look at these you can see that Babar has played for Pakistan, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Islamabad United, Karachi Kings, Pakistan A, Pakistan Under-15s, Pakistan Under-19s, Pakistan Under-23s, Rawalpindi Rams, Sui Southern Gas Corporation, Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited. Even you will happy to know that Kamran Akmal, Umar Akmal, and Adnan Akmal are their cousins. Wow, this is the latest news I have come to know from Cricinfo here. He has played under 19 world cup in 2012 nad was captain of Pakistan under 19 cricket team that year. As a Bangladeshi, I am a great fan of Babar Azam and Virat Kohli because of their classical batting. I was a cricketer and played Dhaka league 10 years ago that’s why I know cricket and loves cricket from my heart. Anyways come to the point

Babar Azam played his 1st one day international in 2015 vs Zimbabwe. 1st match was played on 31st march at Lahore. In the first match, he used played 54 runs knocked before he was bowled out by Mpofu. From the beginning, he has started to grow his scores. If you look at his test debut, Babar Azam has played his 1st test against west indies in 2016. In the 1st test, he played such a great knock and smashed 69 runs with his power hitting. Guys his batting techniques are really beautiful. Here you can see his century against the Newzealand. . Babar Azam played his 1st t20 vs England in 2016. There he was not out with 15 runs.  

I am writing this article on 28th September 2019. So far since Babar Azam has played 21 test matches with 1235 runs with an average of 35 runs. He has already made 11 half-centuries and 1 century yet. 

If you look at Babar Azam ODI stats you can see that Babar has played 72 one day international so far and made 3200 runs so far. His average is 53 runs. He has made 10 centuries and 15 half-centuries till now. Wow, the average is just wonderful. Babar Azam has played 30 t20 matches with 1240+ runs in his board. In T20 he has made 10 half-centuries already. 

Babar Azam is now vice-captain of Pakistan cricket team.

So actually this article took very little time to write because it been a pleasure to write about a classical player.


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