KARACHI: A match-winning efficiency by Babar Azam was hailed by former cricketers and politicians because the Pakistani skipper continued to development on social media Saturday.
Within the first ODI in opposition to Proteas, Azam managed to attain 103 runs in a cultured inning that noticed his group out of the woods after Fakhar Zaman fell early on.
Azam’s century places him in a league of his personal because the cricketer turns into the quickest batsman on the earth to attain 13 ODI centuries.
It took the world’s no 3 batsman solely 76 innings to attain 13 tons within the 50-over format.
Hashim Amla, India’s Virat Kohli, and South Africa’s Quentin de Kock — his contemporaries — scored 13 centuries from 83 innings, 13 centuries from 86 innings, and 13 tons from 86 innings respectively.
Former Pakistani cricketers, politicians, celebrities and social media customers had been stuffed with reward for the skipper and hailed his efficiency which helped the Inexperienced Shirts win the opening match.
Federal Minister for Planning Asad Umar stated Azam is a “sheer joy” to observe and makes the nation “proud” many times.
Shoaib Malik and Azhar Mehmood additionally felicitated the skipper.