Babar Azam is in Top 5 Ranking in all three formats
Pakistan’s ODI captain Babar Azam has risen to the top five ranking in all three formats for the second time as the only batsman in the history of cricket.
He rose to the top five in the Test rankings after a rain-soaked Test match against hosts England. He is already in the top five in the ODI and T20 rankings. In the recently concluded Test against England, the Pakistan captain scored 46 off 127 balls in the first innings.
The ICC has released the Test rankings. Where Babar Azam was sixth before. He replaced Aussie star David Warner in the top five. At the same time, the Pakistani batsman has set a ‘rare’ record of rising to the top five in three formats at once.
There is only one other batsman in the top five in all three formats of cricket. Indian captain Virat Kohli has this achievement.