Babar Azam      

Full name Mohammad Babar Azam

Born October 15, 1994, Lahore, Punjab

Current age 24 years 280 days

Major teams Pakistan, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Islamabad United, Karachi Kings, Pakistan A, Pakistan Under-15s, Pakistan Under-19s, Pakistan Under-23s, Rawalpindi Rams, Sui Southern Gas Corporation, Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited

Playing role Batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Relation Cousin - Kamran Akmal, Cousin - Adnan Akmal, Cousin - Umar Akmal

Mohammad Babar Azam
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 21 40 5 1235 127* 35.28 2382 51.84 1 11 144 7 16 0
ODIs 72 70 10 3213 125* 53.55 3726 86.23 10 15 279 27 36 0
T20Is 30 30 7 1247 97* 54.21 967 128.95 0 10 124 18 14 0
First-class 52 87 9 2920 266 37.43 5318 54.90 3 22 365 18 33 0
List A 136 133 17 6129 142* 52.83 7233 84.73 20 33 570 41 63 0
T20s 109 106 18 3537 101 40.19 2925 120.92 1 27 354 57 48 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 21 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 72 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 30 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 52 19 720 423 5 1/13 1/17 84.60 3.52 144.0 0 0 0
List A 136 29 633 555 12 2/20 2/20 46.25 5.26 52.7 0 0 0
T20s 109 5 78 85 4 2/20 2/20 21.25 6.53 19.5 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Pakistan v West Indies at Dubai (DSC), Oct 13-17, 2016 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v Pakistan at Johannesburg, Jan 11-14, 2019 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Pakistan v Zimbabwe at Lahore, May 31, 2015 scorecard
Last ODI Bangladesh v Pakistan at Lord's, Jul 5, 2019 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut England v Pakistan at Manchester, Sep 7, 2016 scorecard
Last T20I England v Pakistan at Cardiff, May 5, 2019 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut National Bank of Pakistan v Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited at Sialkot, Dec 10-13, 2010 scorecard
Last First-class South Africa v Pakistan at Johannesburg, Jan 11-14, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Pakistan Customs v Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited at Multan, Feb 10, 2010 scorecard
Last List A Bangladesh v Pakistan at Lord's, Jul 5, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Lahore Eagles v Hyderabad Hawks at Lahore, Dec 1, 2012 scorecard
Last T20s Kent v Somerset at Canterbury, Jul 20, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
7 Somerset v Kent Canterbury 20 Jul 2019 T20
35 Somerset v Glamorgan Cardiff 18 Jul 2019 T20
96 Pakistan v Bangladesh Lord's 5 Jul 2019 ODI # 4186
45 Pakistan v Afghanistan Leeds 29 Jun 2019 ODI # 4177
101* Pakistan v New Zealand Birmingham 26 Jun 2019 ODI # 4174
69 Pakistan v South Africa Lord's 23 Jun 2019 ODI # 4171
48 Pakistan v India Manchester 16 Jun 2019 ODI # 4161
30 Pakistan v Australia Taunton 12 Jun 2019 ODI # 4157
63 Pakistan v England Nottingham 3 Jun 2019 ODI # 4148
22 Pakistan v West Indies Nottingham 31 May 2019 ODI # 4144
Profile

A right-hand, top-order batsman known for his discipline and level-headed attitude, Babar Azam laid claim to a long-term spot in Pakistan's batting line-up with a strong performance in 2016, making three consecutive ODI hundreds against West Indies in the UAE, and a 90 in his third Test, in Hamilton. He was 22 years old at the time.

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Jul 5, 2019

Mohammad Saifuddin celebrates dismissing Babar Azam even as the batsman goes for (an unsuccessful) review, Bangladesh v Pakistan, World Cup 2019, Lord's, July 5, 2019

Mohammad Saifuddin celebrates dismissing Babar Azam even as the batsman goes for (an unsuccessful) review

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Jul 5, 2019

Babar Azam gets those wrists working as he brings up another half-century, Bangladesh v Pakistan, World Cup 2019, Lord's, July 5, 2019

Babar Azam gets those wrists working as he brings up another half-century

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Jun 29, 2019

Babar Azam is bowled by Mohammad Nabi as Ikram Alikhil looks on, Afghanistan v Pakistan, World Cup 2019, Headingley, June 29, 2019

Babar Azam is bowled by Mohammad Nabi as Ikram Alikhil looks on

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