Pakistan’s all-format captain, Babar Azam, turned the primary Pakistani captain since 1983 to attain an ODI century on English soil. Former captain, Imran Khan, was the final Pakistani captain to attain 100 in England as he smashed an unbeaten 102 in a World Cup match towards Sri Lanka.
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Imran’s magnificent knock was his solely ODI century in his profession. Alternatively, Azam has already scored 14 ODI centuries, changing into the quickest batsman to achieve the landmark.
The primary batsman on the earth additionally broke the report of Shoaib Malik for the best particular person rating because the captain of the Males in Inexperienced. Beforehand, Malik held the report for his unbeaten 125 towards India in 2008.
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The 26-year previous nonetheless has an extended technique to go on the sphere to match the captaincy data of Imran Khan. Imran is without doubt one of the most profitable ODI captains in Pakistan’s historical past and has captained probably the most variety of matches, 139. In the meantime, the third ODI towards England was Babar’s ninth match because the captain of the ODI aspect. His captaincy report is lower than fascinating, having misplaced 5 and gained 4.
Babar achieved the feat as he struck 158 runs off 137 balls within the third ODI towards England. His distinctive innings included 14 fours and 4 enormous sixes. Sadly, Babar’s heroics went in useless as England chased down a goal of 332 with 3 wickets in hand, profitable the three-match ODI sequence, 3-0.