Babar Azam Biography, Records, Career, Height, Age and Life details

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Babar Azam Biography, Records, Career, Height, Age and Life details:

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Mohammad Babar Azam (Urdu: محمد بابر اعظم‎; born 15 October 1994) is an international Pakistani cricketer who plays in all three formats for Pakistan. He captained the Pakistan Under-19 cricket team at the 2012 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup, and he is the current vice-captain for the Pakistan national team. He is regarded as one of the best batsmen in the world. Azam is the second joint fastest batsman to reach 1000 ODI runs. He also holds the record of scoring most runs after first 25 ODI Innings by any batsman in the world. In August 2018, he was one of the thirty-three players to be awarded a central contract for the 2018–19 season by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).

Babar Azam Biography, Records, Career, Height, Age and Life details:

Early life:

Babar Azam was born on 15 October 1994 in Lahore, Punjab to a Muslim family. He grew up in the Walled City of Lahore and began his domestic cricket career there. He comes from a cricketing background, with three of his cousins having represented Pakistan internationally; Kamran Akmal, Umar Akmal and Adnan Akmal.

Babar Azam Biography | Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Career, Records,  & More:

Biography, height, weight, age and some details about Babar Azam life are mentioned here:

Real Name:
  • Babar Azam
Nick Name:
  • Bobby, Bobzy
Profession:
  • Pakistani Cricketer (Right Handed Top Order Batsmen)
  • Right-arm off break

Babar Azam Biography Physical Stat & More:

Height (approx.):
  • ” meters- (1.88 m)
  • ” Feet Inches- (6 ft 2) 
Eye Colour:
  • Brown
Hair Colour:
  • Black

International career:

Early career:

In October, he was dropped from the Test squad without playing a Test. He was retained in the ODI squad for the home series against England. In the first ODI of the four-match series, he scored 62 not out with a strike rate of 100 which helped Pakistan win the match. He had scores of 4, 22 and 51 in the next three matches respectively. He finished the series with 139 runs at an average of 46.33.

In the five-match ODI series against England in July, he batted in five games and only scored 122 runs. Besides the England series, Pakistan played two matches ODI series against Ireland. Azam scored 29 runs in the first match with the other ODI abandoned due to rain. Pakistan won the series 1–0.

He made his Twenty20 International debut for Pakistan against England on 7 September. He scored an unbeaten 15 runs off 11 balls. Pakistan won the match and series.

PSL career:

Babar was bought by Islamabad United in the first edition of Pakistan Super League for US$ 25,000. During a group stage match, he suffered a small injury which prevented him from taking any further part in the tournament. Before the 2017 PSL draft he moved to Karachi Kings from Islamabad United; Babar Azam was bought for US$ 50,000. He performed well in the 2nd season, scoring 291 runs with an average of 32.33 and finishing the tournament as the second leading run-scorer behind his cousin Kamran Akmal.

babar azamBabar was retained by the Kings for the 3rd season in the 2018 PSL draft in the Diamond category, earning between US$70,000 to US$85,000. Babar was the third-highest runs-scorer in the season, leading run-scorer from his team, scoring 402 runs in 11 innings with an average of 40.20 at a strike rate of over 122 with 5 fifties. His team finished 3rd in the season.

Records and achievements:

Milestones:
  • Second joint fastest in the world to 1,000 ODI runs.
  • Fastest Pakistani and second fastest batsman in the world to reach 5th, 6th and 8th ODI hundreds.
  • The fastest batsman in the world to reach 7th ODI hundred (33 innings).
  • Second youngest cricketer to score three consecutive ODI hundreds.
  • First batsman in ODI history to score 5 consecutive centuries in one country.
  • Fastest runs (1306) in first 25 ODI innings by any batsman in the world.
Most runs in a calendar year/series:
  • Highest ODI runs in 2016 by a Pakistani cricketer.
  • Most ODI runs in 2017 by a Pakistani cricketer.
  • Second most T20I runs in 2017 by any batsman and most by a Pakistani cricketer.
  • Fastest runs (360) scored in a three-match ODI series.
  • Second fastest runs in an ODI series against WI by a Pakistani cricketer.
  • Second highest in a T20I series against WI by a Pakistani cricketer.
  • High runs (179) in a 3 match T20I series by a Pakistani cricketer and second most in the world.
  • Second most runs (179) scored by a Pakistani cricketer in a T20I bilateral series (3 matches).

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Awards:

  • PCB’s ODI Player of the year: 2017
  • ICC World ODI XI: 2017
  • PCB’s T20I Player of the year: 2018

You have read above Babar Azam Biography now, read below his Cricket Career.

Babar Azam Career History:

National Side joining:
  • (2015-present)
International Debut:
  • Test: 13 October 2016 vs West Indies
  • ODI: 31 May 2015 vs Zimbabwe
  • T20:  7 September 2016 vs England
Coach/Mentor:
  • N/A
Jersey Number:
  • #56 (Pakistan)
Domestic/State Team:
  • Islamabad United
  • Karachi Kings
  • Rangpur Riders
  • Guyana Amazon Worriers
  • Sylhet Sixers
Batting Style:
  • Right Handed
Bowling Style:
  • Right-arm off break
Nature on Field:
  • Calm

Career Statistics 

Competitions
Test
ODI
T20I
LA
Matches 
13 46 20 108
Run scores
616 1973 742 4812
Batting Average
28.00 54.80 53.00 52.87
100s/50s
0/6 8/7 0/5 18/24
Top Scores
90* 125* 97* 142*
Balls Bowled
633
Wickets
12
Bowling average
46.25
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in a match
n/a
Best bowling
2/20
Catches/Stumps
11/- 25/- 11/- 51/-

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Personal Life:

Date of Birth:
  • 15 October 1994
Age (as in 2018):
  • 23 years old
Birth Place:
  • .Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.
Nationality:
  • Pakistani
Religion:
  • Islam

Family status:

Marital Status:
  • Single
Relation:
  • Kamran Akmal
  • Umar Akmal
  • Adnan Akmal

Conclusion:

Above you have read about the Babar Azam Biography, Babar Azam Career his cricket history, Babar Azam records. and much more bellow is its conclusion.

  • Second joint fastest in the world to 1,000 ODI runs.
  • Fastest Pakistani and second fastest batsman in the world to reach 5th, 6th and 8th ODI hundreds.
  • The fastest batsman in the world to reach 7th ODI hundred (33 innings).
  • Second youngest cricketer to score three consecutive ODI hundreds.
  • First batsman in ODI history to score 5 consecutive centuries in one country.
  • Most runs (1306) in first 25 ODI innings by any batsman in the world.
  • PCB’s ODI Player of the year: 2017
  • ICC World ODI XI: 2017
  • PCB’s T20I Player of the year: 2018

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