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Babar Azam being praised for making these records by in T20 Internationals

Babar scored his second century in T20 Internationals

On Thursday (22 September), the Pakistan cricket team defeated England by 10 wickets in the second T20 match played in Karachi to level the seven-match series at 1-1.

Pakistan captain Babar Azam scored the second century (110 *) of his T20 International career, chasing the target of 200 runs to win.

In the meantime, he has made some records, let’s look at them.

Babar becomes first Pakistani to score two centuries in T20 Internationals

After a disappointing performance in the Asia Cup 2022, Babar made a spectacular comeback and completed his second T20 International century in 62 balls.

He has become the first Pakistani to score two centuries in T20 Internationals.

He has become the joint-highest century-scorer in the shortest format as a captain.

Babar scored 110* off 66 balls which included 11 fours and five sixes.

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Babar overtakes Finch

Babar is the highest run scorer in T20 Internationals by Pakistan. He has so far scored 2,895 runs in 82 matches at an average of 43.86 and a strike rate of 129.93.

Meanwhile, he has surpassed Australia’s Aaron Finch (2,877) to become the fifth-highest run-scorer.

Babar has also scored two centuries and 26 half-centuries in his T20 International career so far.

Babar becomes second fastest batsman after Gayle to complete 8,000 runs

During his century, Babar has completed 8,000 runs in his T20 career. He has become only the second Pakistani after Shoaib Malik (11,902) to reach the figure.

Babar took 218 innings to complete his 8,000 runs and became the second fastest player to reach this figure.

Let us tell you that Chris Gayle (213 innings) has scored the fastest 8,000 runs in T20 cricket.

Babar shares record partnership with Rizwan

Babar and Rizwan had an unbeaten partnership of 203 runs, which is the highest opening partnership for Pakistan in T20 Internationals.

Even before this, he had the record for the biggest opening partnership.

The two shared a 197-run partnership for the first wicket against South Africa in Centurion in April 2021.

This is the fifth time the two have shared a partnership of 150 or more runs.

Outfable information

Rizwan and Babar have scored 1,929 runs in partnership in T20 Internationals. The pair has become the first pair to score more than 1,900 runs. Rizwan and Babar now have seven 100-plus partnerships in T20 Internationals.

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