Babar Azam

Babar Azam is the fastest player to 9000 runs in T20s. He broke the record of Chris Gayle who scored 9000 runs in 249 innings. Babar Azam achieved the same feat in 245 innings. Virat Kohli, the star Indian batter is second on the list getting to 9000 runs in 271 innings. With this, he has created history. He achieved this record yesterday in the Pakistan Super League.

Babar Azam Reaches 9000 T20 runs:

Babar Azam

Babar Azam, the captain of Peshawar Zalmi has reached 9000 T20 runs. He has achieved the same in 245 innings. This is a record number of innings to achieve the feat. The contests in PSL are getting nail-biting. The Peshawar VS Islamabad United was the same. This was eliminator 1 of the tournament. Babar Azam led the way in the Peshawar Zalmi victory with a 39 ball 64. He was attacking and skillful at the same time. He has been often criticized for his low strike rate in T20s. But this inning shut all the critics.

Babar has now joined an elite list of players. The list includes many players but most of them are legends of T20 sports. It includes names like Virat Kohli, Martin Guptill, Aaron Finch, and Shikhar Dhawan.

Players To Reach Fastest 9000 runs like Babar Azam:

Player NameInningsAverageStrike Rate
Babar Azam24544.04128.52
Chris Gayle24936.22130.87
Virat Kohli27140.88133.01
David Warner27337.63141.05
Aaron Finch28133.80138.20
AB De Villiers30437.24150.13
Shikhar Dhawan30832.76124.72
Martin Guptill31331.29130.86

Brief Scores:

Peshawar Zalmi:

  • Total: 183/8.
  • Babar Azam: 64 runs of 39 balls.
  • Shadab Khan: 2/40.

Islamabad United:

  • Total: 171/6.
  • Sohaib Maqsood: 60 runs of 48 balls.
  • Salman Irshad: 2/18.

Peshawar Zalmi is now scheduled to play against the Lahore Qalandars in the second eliminator. The winner of the second qualifier will play against Multan Sultans on Monday. The final was rescheduled because of a rain forecast on Sunday.

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