Babar Azam set to become 3rd highest run-getter for Pakistan in T20Is


By Shah Khalid

Rawalpindi: Pakistan captain Babar Azam is set to become the third-highest run-getter for the Green Shirts in T20Is.

The 26-year-old needs 10 runs to surpass batsman Umar Akmal’s tally of 1690. Veteran batsmen Shoaib Malik (2323) and Mohammad Hafeez (2183) top the list for Pakistan with the most runs in the shorter format of the game.

Babar has scored 1681 runs at an average of 50.93 in just 43 T20Is. He has smashed 16 half-centuries with the highest-score of 97*.

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