Pakistan skipper Babar Azam has added one other feather to his cap as he turned the joint-fastest hitter in T20I historical past to pile up 3000 runs within the format on Friday.
Azam reached the milestone in opposition to England within the sixth T20I of the seven-match collection on September 30. The Pakistan’s mainstay rose as much as the event within the absence of his opening deputy Mohammad Rizwan.
The swashbuckling opening batter performed a belligerent knock of unbeaten 87 off simply 59, studded with seven boundaries and three sixes to assist Pakistan register a difficult whole of 169 runs.
Azam joins an elusive tally of T20I batters within the 3000-run membership. Indian batting duo of Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli lead this run tally in males’s T20Is with greater than 3000 runs whereas New Zealand’s Martin Guptill and Eire’s Paul Stirling stand subsequent within the checklist.
As for the match, England chased down the goal with ease courtesy of Phil Salt’s career-best 41-ball 88 and thwarted Pakistan by eight wickets within the sixth T20I to degree the collection at 3-3 in Lahore on Friday.