KARACHI, Pakistan - Babar Azam will make his test captaincy debut on Tuesday against a tough South Africa team that is touring Pakistan for the first time in more than 13 years. I think it shouldn't be done. Tim Southee was the pick of the bowlers as he accounted for 4 dismissals. The star cricketer stunned the cricket fraternity by scoring a blistering 251 against West Indies. (function(d, s, id) { Azam has recovered from a thumb injury that kept him out of the two-Test series in New Zealand, which Pakistan lost 2-0. New Zealand wicket-keeper batsman Tim Seifert top-scored for the hosts with an impressive 84 off 63 balls including 8 fours and 3 sixes. fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); He made three centuries and his highest score was 143. 3 Batsmen with most sixes against a single team in international cricket. The right-hander clobbered eleven sixes and seven boundaries, scoring at a strike rate of 384.62. if (d.getElementById(id)) return; Babar Azam guides Pakistan to six-wicket win over Zimbabwe in 1st T20I Rawalpindi: Skipper Babar Azam’s 82 off 55 guided Pakistan to a six-wicket win over Zimbabwe in the first T20I here at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium on Saturday. Azam … Chasing a moderate target of 157, Fakhar Zaman and Azam opened the innings for the hosts. They pulled it back and made the game a lot tighter. Azam has recovered from a thumb injury that kept him out of the two-test series in New Zealand, which Pakistan lost 2-0. However, in an interview to ESPNCricinfo, Azam said he shouldn't be compared to such a "big player" and claimed that Kohli is "the No.1 batsman in the world". Playing next. Maybe the stats at the start of our careers are similar, but he is the No.1 batsman in the world. The star cricketer stunned the cricket fraternity by scoring a blistering 251 against West Indies. Pakistan captain Babar Azam was named as the Most Valuable Cricketer of the Year following his stellar performances across all formats during the 2020 calendar year. Karachi: England’s captain Joe Root has risen to the fifth spot in the latest ICC Test Rankings for Batsmen, overtaking Pakistan’s skipper Babar Azam. During the second match, the right-handed batsman smashed a half-century with the help of 8 fours and a six. During the fifth ball of the 13th over, the New Zealand captain played a stylish uppercut shot that travelled a long way behind and sailed over the ropes. Joe Root gained six positions after scoring a double century against Sri Lanka in the first Test match. Pakistan's talismanic captain Babar Azam has been ruled out of the second Test against New Zealand starting in Christchurch on Sunday as he struggles to overcome a broken thumb. Pakistan batsman Babar Azam struck a sublime century for Somerset in the Vitality T20 Blast fixture against Glamorgan in Cardiff on Wednesday. KARACHI - Babar Azam will make his Test captaincy debut on Tuesday against a tough South Africa team that is touring Pakistan for the first time in more than 13 years. South Africa last toured Pakistan in 2007 and during that series, Babar, who has now become the […] }(document, ‘script’, ‘facebook-jssdk’)); CricVella is news, entertainment, music fashion website. Babar Azam gives epic reaction to Williamson’s six New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson continued his rich vein of form with the bat in the ongoing home series against Pakistan. Early life. Watch: Babar Azam Concedes 6 Sixes In An Over, Then Hits 26-Ball Century Babar Azam clobbered eleven sixes and seven boundaries, scoring at a strike rate of 384.62. Azam has recovered from a thumb injury that kept him out of the two-Test series in New Zealand, which Pakistan lost 2-0. Babar Azam is the cousin of Akmal (Kamran, Umar and Adnan) brothers and is often denoted as a talented opening batsman.