in Lahore, Pakistan, in 1994. He began playing cricket at a young age and quickly showed promise. He made his first-class debut for Lahore Qalandars in 2013 and his international debut for Pakistan in 2015.
Azam quickly established himself as one of the best batsmen in the world. He scored his first century in international cricket in 2016 and his first double century in 2019. In 2020, he became the first batsman to score three consecutive centuries in ODI cricket.
Azam has led Pakistan to a number of successful campaigns, including winning the 2022 T20 World Cup. He is the only captain to have led Pakistan to a T20 World Cup title.
Records and Achievements
Azam holds a number of batting records in international cricket. He is the only batsman to have scored three consecutive centuries in ODI cricket. He is also the record holder for most runs scored in an ODI innings by a Pakistani batsman (228).
Azam has been awarded numerous individual awards for his cricketing achievements. He has won the ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year award once and the ICC T20I Cricketer of the Year award twice. He has also been named the Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World once.
Babar Azam is one of the most successful and influential cricketers of all time. He has helped to popularize cricket around the world and has inspired a generation of young cricketers. Azam’s career and accomplishments are a testament to his skill, dedication, and passion for the sport.
- Azam is the highest-ranked batsman in the ICC ODI rankings.
- He is the second-highest-ranked batsman in the ICC T20I rankings.
- He is the only batsman to have scored centuries in all three formats of international cricket.
- He is the only captain to have led Pakistan to a T20 World Cup title.