Babar Azam Profile, Career Info, Records & Stats

Babar Azam

Mohammad Babar Azam (محمد بابر اعظم) is a Pakistani cricketer who represented Pakistan in all three formats for international cricket. He played in U-19 and Pakistan A side. He is ranked at the 7th position for his best batting performance among the top 100 ODI batsman. Babar Azam represented Islamabad United in the first edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL). Babar represented Karachi Kings in the second edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL). Karachi Kings retained him in the 3rd and 4th PSL season. In April 2019, he was named in Pakistan’s squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.

Babar Azam Records 

  • Pakistan whitewashed Sri Lanka (5-0) in September 2017, Babar Azam became leading runs scorer with 872 and 352 runs in ODI & T20I for Pakistan in a calendar year.
  • Babar scored three consecutive centuries against West Indies by scoring 120 runs off 131 balls, 123 runs off 126 balls, and 117 runs off 106 balls.
  • Only batsman to score five consecutive centuries in one country which he scored against West Indies.
  • Most runs scored in 25 ODI innings by any batsman in the world.
  • He is ranked as No.1 T20I batsman for his consistent performance position.
  • First batsman to score fifty on his Test debut through a day/night match.
  • Fastest batsman to score 1000 runs in just 26 runs in T20I cricket breaking Virat Kohli’s record of 27 innings.
  • He is the fastest batsman in the world to reach 5th, 6th, and 8th ODI hundreds.
  • Most runs by Pakistani in the calendar year 2016 and 2017.
  • Listed as ICC World ODI XI for the first time in the year 2017.
  • The second fastest in the world to reach 2000 runs.
  • PCB player of the year award in 2017 and 2018.
  • Third fastest in the world to reach 1000 runs.
  • Most runs (360) in a 3-match ODI series.

Babar Azam Career Stats

Match FormatTestODIT20First Class
Matches The second21592952
Runs Scored1,2352,4621,1822920
Batting Averages35.2851.2953.7237.43
Strike Rate51.4884.66127.7854.90
Balls Bowled720
Bowling Averages84.60
5-Wickets Haul
Best Bowling1/13
ICC Batting Rankings1751
ICC Bowling Rankings

Babar Azam Profile


Full NameMohammad Babar Azam
Date of Birth15 October 1994, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Current Age24 Years
NicknameBobby, Bobzy
T-Shirt No.56
Playing RollTop-order batsman
Batting StyleRight-handed
Bowling StyleRight-arm Off break
Test Debut13 October 2016 v West Indies (Cap-222)
ODI Debut31 May 2015 v Zimbabwe (Cap-203)
T20 Debut7 September 2016 v England (Cap-70)
Last Test11 January 2019 v South Africa
Last ODI30 January 2019 v South Africa
Last T206 February 2019 v South Africa
Instagram @babarazam
Major Teams                                                                       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
Updated: 07/11/2019 — 4:18 pm