Who has claimed number one T20I batter position for longest time?

Babar Azam is currently ranked number one T20I batter

By Web Desk
June 26, 2022
(L-R) Babar Azam, Virat Kohli, and Kevin Pietersen — PCB/Twitter

KARACHI: Pakistan's all-format skipper Babar Azam has spent the most number of days as the number one T20I batter in the world in the International Cricket Council's (ICC) rankings.

According to CricWick, the 27-year-old has spent 1025 days and counting on the ICC's T20I rankings.

Babar surpassed India batter Virat Kohli, who spent 1013 days as the top batter, and former England aggressive batter Kevin Pietersen, who spent 729 days placed first in the ICC's T20I batter rankings. 

It should be mentioned here that Babar is currently the number one batter in both white-ball formats while claiming the fourth spot in Test cricket.