Babar Azam - profile, career and stats
Babar Azam plays for the Pakistan cricket team and is considered one of the best batters in the world. He is also the captain of the Pakistan team in all formats of the game.
Babar Azam made his international debut in an ODI match against Zimbabwe in Lahore in 2015. Meanwhile, he played his first Test and T20I match against West Indies and England, respectively, in 2016.
Babar Azam is the fastest Pakistani, as well as Asian, batter to complete 10,000 runs in international cricket. He achieved the milestone in 228 innings.
Babar Azam’s current PSL team
Babar Azam currently plays for Peshawar Zalmi in the Pakistan Super League (PSL). He has previously played for Karachi Kings and Islamabad United.
Babar Azam’s favourite cricketer
Legendary South African cricketer AB de Villiers is Babar Azam’s favourite cricketer.
Babar Azam appointed captain
Babar Azam was named as captain of the Pakistan ODI and T20I teams in May 2020. Meanwhile, he was appointed Test captain later that year in November.
Cousins of Babar Azam
Cricketers Umar Akmal, Kamran Akmal and Adnan Akmal are cousins of Babar Azam.
Babar Azam’s best friends in Pakistan team
Mohammad Rizwan, Shadab Khan and Imam-ul-Haq are Azam’s best friends in Pakistan team.
Babar Azam’s favourite dishes
Pasta, Steak and Sushi are Babar Azam’s favourite dishes. He also likes BBQ and Biryani.
Most beautiful country visited
According to Babar Azam, New Zealand is the most beautiful country he has visited.
Babar Azam revealed that the best innings of his career was the match-winning century against New Zealand during the 2019 World Cup.